115 Congress Sworn-in: Tax Reform a Top Priority; Pres. Obama Designates New National Monuments; DOI Announces New NHL’s; Advocacy Week Registration Open!; National Trust Hosts Webinar on HTC Threat

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 01, January 13, 2017 → 115th Congress is Sworn-in and Gets to Work on New Agenda, Including Tax Reform The 115th Congress was officially sworn in on January 3rd. Republicans once again remain in charge of both the House and Senate, albeit with slightly diminished margins. Republican lawmakers …

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Election 4 Days Away- The Candidates on Historic Preservation; 10 New National Historic Landmarks Announced; Join PA in Houston During the National Preservation Conference- Register Today!

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 41, November 04, 2016 → The Candidates on Historic Preservation As I’m sure everyone is well aware, the 2016 election is just 4 days away. On Nov. 8th voters will go to the polls to determine the next president and next administration, all 435 U.S House seats, 34 U.S Senate …

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Permanent HPF Reauthorization Included in Senate Energy Reform Bill; Transportation Reauthorization Threatens Historic Resources; Four New NHL’s Designated; Missouri One Step Closer to Newest National Park

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 29, August 14, 2015 → Permanent HPF Reauthorization Included in Senate Energy Policy Reform Bill The Senate Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, in section 5003, includes permanent reauthorization of the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF). The legislation would permanently authorize the HPF at the current authorized level of …

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Military LAND Act Not Included in Senate Armed Services Committee Markup of NDAA; NPS Announces Reconstruction Era Theme Study, NC House Includes HTC’s in State Budget; Heritage Travel Itineraries from NPS

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 20, May 22, 2015 → Military LAND Act Not Included in Senate Armed Services Committee Markup of NDAA The Senate Armed Services Committee completed the markup of the FY 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Language from the Military LAND Act was not included in the committee draft. The …

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President Obama Visits Everglades- Designates New NHL; Proposals Could Eliminate Illinois Historic Preservation Agency ; HTC Legisaltion in NC Faces Uncertain Future

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 16, April 24, 2015 → President Obama Visits Everglades National Park and Designates New National Historic Landmark President Obama visited Everglades National Park this week in recognition and celebration of Earth Day. He used the occasion to call for more action to combat climate change, using the Everglades …

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PA Expresses Opposition to Military LAND Act, Ceremony for Poverty Point UNESCO Site, PAF hosts HUD Sec. Julian Castro, Advocacy Scholars Deadline Extended

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 38, October 10, 2014 → Preservation Action and Partner Organizations Express Strong Opposition to Military LAND Act Preservation Action with several partner organizations wrote this letter to Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA), chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, to express our strong opposition to the Military …

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CAPP Act Introduced in the House, Encourage Co-sponsorship; Nine New NHL’s Announced; Gov. Brown Vetoes California’s HTC, Upcoming Events; Stories from the States

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 36, October 3, 2014 → Goodbye to Darlene Taylor Preservation Action thanks Darlene Taylor for her work the past year as President to grow the reach of PA in Washington, D.C., and around the country. We wish her the best of luck as she pursues a Masters of …

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Petition in Historic Boardwalk Hall Tax Credit Case Filed; PA Pitching Preservation to Presidential Candidates; Interior Designates 27 National Landmarks; Coburn “Waste Book” Released

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 15, Number 46 – October 19, 2012 Petition for Rehearing in New Jersey Boardwalk Hall Tax Credit Case Filed The preservation community has been actively watching a case in the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit involving historic tax credits. The appellate court ruling, which was featured in …

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