Energy Modernization Bill Moves to Senate Floor, Includes HPF Reauthorization; Local Historic Districts Threatened in Michigan; Register for Advocacy Week 2016; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 04, January 29, 2016 → Energy Policy Modernization Act Moves to Senate Floor The Energy Policy Modernization Act (S. 2012), which includes permanent reauthorization of the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF), is currently being debated on the Senate floor. The bill also calls for the permanent reauthorization of the …

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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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President Obama Signs Omnibus Spending Bill; Preservation50 Commemoration Officially Launches; Start Planning for Advocacy Week; Support PA and PAF’s Year-End Appeal

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 01, January 08, 2016 → President Obama Signs Omnibus Spending Bill- Mixed Bag for Historic Preservation Before the holidays, President Obama signed the Omnibus Spending Bill, titled the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2015, into law; averting a government shutdown. This bill includes spending levels for all 12 appropriations bills. …

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Omnibus Spending Expected Next Week; Transportation Reauthorization Threatens Section 4(f) Moves to President’s Desk; Advocacy Week: Save the Date!; Stories from Around the States

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 42, December 04, 2015 → Lawmakers Continue Work on Omnibus Spending Bill as Shutdown Looms Lawmakers continue to work on an Omnibus spending bill which will set appropriations for FY 2016. The government is currently operating under a continuing resolution which maintained FY 2015 spending levels until Dec. …

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Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act Introduced; LWCF Reform Bill Introduced; National Manhattan Project Historical Park Established; Thanks for a Great National Preservation Conference; Advocacy Week: Save the Date

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 40, November 13, 2015 → Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2015 Introduced in House Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Rep.Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) along with 8 other original cosponsors introduced the Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2015 (H.R 3846) in the House of Representatives. Companion legislation is expected to be …

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Encourage Your Rep to Sign on to the FY16 HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Thanks for Another Great Advocacy Week; HTC Introduced in NC; Historic Preservation Threatened in NJ

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 9, March 06, 2015 → Encourage Your Representative to Sign the FY2016 HPF Dear Colleague Letter The Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus co-chairs are leading a House FY16 Dear Colleague letter to urge appropriators to support the FY 2016 Historic Preservation Fund request, in the President’s budget. Urge your Representative to sign on to the …

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Advocacy Week Starts Monday! FY16 HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Secretary Jewell Testifies Before Congress; HTC Introduced in Oregon

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 8, February 27, 2015 → See You Next Week for Advocacy Week 2015. Online Registration Ends Today at 5pm Still time to register for Advocacy Week 2015! Online Registration will close today at 5pm. After today, you will still be able to register in person at the Fairfax Hotel. National …

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President Obama Designates 3 New National Monuments; Rep. Blumenauer Will be New HPC Co-chair; Bill Introduced to Expand Georgia’s HTC; Still Time to Register for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 7, February 20, 2015 → President Obama Designates 3 New National Monuments and Launches Every Kid in a Park Initiative President Obama designated the Pullman Historic District in Chicago, Browns Canyon in Colorado and the Honouliuli Internment Camp in Hawaii as National Monuments this week. This culminates years of …

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President Obama to Designate Pullman Historic District a National Monument; Early Bird Registration for Advocacy Week Ends Today!; Nominations for 11 Most Endangered Historic Places Due March 2nd; N.C’s HTC Reintroduced

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 6, February 13, 2015 → President Obama to Designate Pullman Historic District a National Monument President Obama will designate the Pullman Historic District on the South-side of Chicago, a National Monument. President Obama will travel to the Pullman Historic District to make the designation next Thursday, Feb. 19th. President …

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