Lawmakers Pass C.R, Fail to Reauthorize HPF and LWCF; NDAA Conference Agreement Does Not Include Military LAND Act; Get Your Tickets Now for PAF’s “Party for Preservation” Fundraising Event

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 35, October 2, 2015 → Lawmakers Pass Continuing Resolution, Fail to Reauthorize HPF and LWCF On the last possible day, lawmakers passed a continuing resolution that keeps the government funded through December 11th and averts a possible shutdown. This maintains fiscal year 2015 appropriation levels until December, allowing …

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NPS Centennial Legislation Introduced; Senators Sign on to LWCF Letter; New Report Shows HTC a Huge Success in 2014; NC Reinstates Historic Tax Credits; Support PAF on Amazon Smile

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 34, September 25, 2015 → NPS Centennial Legislation Introduced in House Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-NM) along with 5 original co-sponsors, representatives Niki Tsongas (D-MA), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Jared Huffman (D-CA), Alan Lowenthal (D-NY), and Donald Norcross (D-NJ), introduced the National Park Service Centennial Act. The Obama Administration proposed the …

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House Passes Public Lands Bills; Celebrate National Public Lands Day on September 26th; N.C’s HTC Restored in State Budget Proposal; Stories From Around the States

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 33, September 18, 2015 → House Passes Public Lands Bills This week the U.S House of Representatives passed the John Muir National Historic Trail Expansion Act (H.R 1289) and the Medgar Evers House Study Act (H.R 959). These two bills make significant strides to protect important historic sites. …

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Congress Returns from August Recess; Historic Preservation Education Bill Passes House Natural Resources Committee; NC Moves One Step Closer to Restoring HTCs

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 32, September 11, 2015 → Congress Returns From Recess Congress returned from the August recess this week and faces difficult deadlines. Lawmakers have limited time to pass the remaining appropriations bills before the September 30th deadline and face the potential for another government shutdown on October 1st. Thus …

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Obama Proposes National Park Service Centennial Act; NYC City Council Bill Could Limit Landmark Designations; Save the Date- Nov. 5th Party for Preservation Fundraising Event

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 31, September 4, 2015 → Obama Administration Proposes National Park Service Centennial Act Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell announced the Obama Administration is proposing the National Park Service Centennial Act. The proposed legislation would further the efforts to honor and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park …

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Organize a Meeting or Site Visit with Your Members of Congress During August Recess; 39th Session of World Heritage Committee Underway; NY LPC Moves Away from De-calendaring Plan

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 26, July 3, 2015 → Action Alert: Organize a Meeting or Site Visit With a Member of Congress During the August Congressional Recess Now is a great time to start planning a meeting or a site visit with your members of congress during the upcoming August recess. This …

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Transportation Reauthorization in the Senate; House Passes Bill Protecting International Cultural Property; HP Funding Restored in CT; Stories From Around the States

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 22, June 05, 2015 → Senate Transportation Bill Could Harm Historic Resources The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee is currently drafting a major 6-year transportation reauthorization bill. The committee is considering including language from Section 1005 of the Grow America Act, proposed by the Obama Administration, …

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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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HTC Organizational Sign-on Letter a Huge Success; 5 New National Historic Landmarks Announced; Free Admission at all National Parks this Weekend; Washington Main Street Program Threatened

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 15, April 17, 2015 → HTC Organizational Sign-on Letter to Senate Finance Committee Receives More Than 630 Signatures Thank you to all the organizations and businesses that signed-on to the organizational sign-on letter in support of the Historic Tax Credit, and to everyone who helped spread the word. …

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Public Lands Threatened by Senate Vote, Preservationists Submit Letters in Support of HTC, Historic Preservation Funding Threatened in CT and NJ

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 14, April 10, 2015 → Public Lands Threatened by Senate Vote Chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Sen. Lisa Murwski (R-AK), introduced an amendment to the Senate’s non-binding budget resolution, that supports the sale or exchange of federally owned public lands to state governments. Senate …

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