Interior Appropriations Bill Released, Includes $74.41 Million for HPF; Military LAND Act Not Included in House NDAA; 1.4 Million Comments Submitted on National Monument Review; Save the Date: PAF After Party and Auction on Nov. 15th

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 22, July 14, 2017 → House Subcommittee Releases Interior Appropriations Bill, Includes $74.41 Million for the Historic Preservation Fund This week the House Appropriations Committee released the Subcommittee Draft of the FY18 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill. This bill funds the National Park Service and preservation programs like the Historic Preservation …

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President Trump’s Budget Includes Cuts to the Historic Preservation Fund; Sign-on to National Historic Tax Credit Letter; Celebrate PresMonth with a Site-Visit; Alabama Passes HTC and Other Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 17, May 26, 2017 → President Trump’s Budget Proposal Includes Significant Cuts to the Historic Preservation Fund and Other Preservation Programs This week President Trump submitted the administrations fiscal year 2018 budget proposal to Congress. For the most part, the administration’s budget request keeps in line with the budget …

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Congress Approves Spending Bill Includes Increases for HPF; Take Action: Protect the Antiquities Act; Preservation Month Site Visits; Bill Threatens Local Preservation in Texas; and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 14, May 05, 2017 → Congress Reaches Deal on Spending Bill Includes Positive News for Preservation This week Congress reached a deal on a FY17 Omnibus spending bill, funding the government into September. The deal was approved by the House and Senate and signed by President Trump, averting …

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Bill Introduced to Permanently Reauthorize the LWCF; Celebrate National Park Week; Increased Efforts to Protect Missouri’s HTC Program; Advocacy Week Follow-up; and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 11, April 14, 2017 → Senators Introduce Legislation to Permanently Authorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund A bipartisan group of Senators, led by Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO), introduced S. 896. This bill would permanently extend the authorization of the Land and Water Conservation …

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97 Reps Sign-On to HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Bill Introduced to Address NPS Maintenance Backlog; WI Gov. Proposes Cap to State HTC Program; Advocacy Week Follow-Up; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 09, March 31, 2017 → 97 Representatives Sign-on to HPF Dear Colleague Letter A bipartisan group of 97 Representatives signed on to the FY18 Historic Preservation Fund Dear Colleague letter, surpassing last years total of 93 representatives. The letter was sent to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, …

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Urge Your Members of Congress to Sign-on to HPF Dear Colleague Letter; President Trump Releases Budget Blueprint; Thanks For a Great Advocacy Week!; and Stories From Around the States

Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY) Speaking at the Preservation's Best Awards and Reception

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 08, March 24, 2017 → Urge Your Members of Congress to Sign-on to the FY18 HPF Dear Colleague Letter Congress is currently determining funding levels for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2017 and starting the process for FY18 for historic preservation. They need to hear from you right now. It …

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ACHP Accepting Public Comment on National Preservation Program; NJ Gov. Vetoes Open Space Preservation Bill; Congratulations to the 2016 Advocacy Scholars; Register for Advocacy Week!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 03, January 22, 2016 → ACHP Invites Your Ideas on the Future of the National Historic Preservation Program The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is accepting your ideas on the future of our national historic preservation program. Fifty years ago, before the passage of the National Historic …

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President Obama’s Budget Request Expected Feb 9th; Effort to Renew Alabama’s HTC; NPS Celebrates Centennial; Registration Now Open for Advocacy Week!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 02, January 15, 2016 → President Obama Expected to Release FY 2017 Budget Request on Feb. 9th President Obama gave his final State of the Union Address on Tuesday, where he laid out the administration’s policy goals for his final year in office and tout his administration’s successes over the …

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Omnibus Spending Bill Released- Good and Bad News for Historic Preservation; Stonewall Historic Site Legislation Introduced; Historic Preservation Threatened in Wisconsin; PA and PAF’s Special Year End Appeal

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 44, December 18, 2015 → Omnibus Spending Bill Released, Good News and Bad News for Historic Preservation After weeks of negotiations and 2 short term extensions to keep the government open, lawmakers released the 2009 page Omnibus Spending Bill, titled the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016. This bill …

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Congress Passes Short Term Extension- Omnibus Spending Bill Expected Next Week; Urge Congress to Pay World Heritage Dues; Princeton Battlefield Threatened in NJ; Russ Carnahan Speaks at Missouri Preservation Conference

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 43, December 11, 2015 → Congress Passes Short Term Extension- Funding Government Until Dec. 16th Congress this week passed a short term extension of the current stop-gap funding law, giving lawmakers 5 days to pass an Omnibus spending bill. By Thursday, significant disagreement over policy riders attached to …

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