• Celebrate Preservation Month this May


    May is Preservation Month. Invite members of Congress and their staff to visit historic sites, tour Historic Tax Credit projects or attend a Preservation Month event. Learn more

  • Thanks For a Great Preservation Advocacy Week


    We just concluded a great National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week in Washington, DC last week. Thanks to all of your efforts we conducted nearly 200 meetings, representing 40 states. Learn more

  • PAF Auction Returns in Chicago


    A huge thank you to everyone who supported the PAF Benefit Auction at the National Preservation Conference in Chicago. The return of our annual auction was a huge success and we look forward doing it again next year in San Francisco!

Encourage Your Senators to Sign On to HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Celebrate Preservation Month This May; New Publication Benefits Preservation Commissions With Limited Resources; Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 21, Number 11, April 13, 2018 → Encourage Your Senators to Sign on to the Historic Preservation Fund Dear Colleague Letter Congress is currently in the process of determining funding levels for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19). During this critical time, we need to reach out to members of congress and …

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House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on National Park Service Maintenance Backlog; Secretary Zinke Testifies on Budget Request; MO Senate Votes to Reduce Historic Tax Credit; Thanks for a Great Advocacy Week; and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 21, Number 09, March 30, 2018 → House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the National Park Service’s Deferred Maintenance Backlog The The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a hearing to discuss two bills, both designed to address the over $11 billion deferred maintenance backlog at the National Park …

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Omnibus Spending Bill Passes With Important Increases for Historic Preservation; HPF Dear Colleague Letter Receives Strong Support in House; NY Budget Includes Important Changes to State HTC Program; Thanks for a Great Advocacy Week; and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 21, Number 07, March 23, 2018 → FY18 Omnibus Spending Bill Passes With Important Increases for Historic Preservation The FY18 Omnibus Spending Bill, which funds the government through September, was released this week and includes $96.91 million for the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF), a $16 million increase over FY17 levels. …

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Budget Request Calls for Cuts to the HPF; Bill Promoting Cultural Tourism Introduced in the Senate; Provision in Tax Reform Could Mean Benefits for Historic Neighborhoods; Register for Advocacy Week: March 12-14; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 21, Number 05, February 16, 2018 → President Trump’s Budget Request Calls for Substantial Cuts to the Historic Preservation Fund and Other Preservation Programs The Trump Administration released their FY19 budget request this week. The request calls for substantial cuts to programs important to preservation, including a more than 50% …

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Congress Passes Budget Agreement; Briefing: Protecting Latino American Historic Places; Register for Advocacy Week: March 12-14; Submit Ideas for Past Forward 2018; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 21, Number 04, February 09, 2018 → Lawmakers Pass Short Term CR and Budget Agreement After Brief Shutdown Lawmakers passed a short term spending deal early Friday morning after a brief government shutdown, funding the government through March 23rd. As part of an agreement between Senate Democrats and Senate Republicans, …

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