Obama Releases FY15 Budget Request; Keep the Historic Tax Credit; Thank you for your Advocacy and Meetings Follow-Up

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 10, March 7, 2014 → President Obama Releases FY 2015 Budget Request Michael Degnan of the White House Council on Environmental Quality presented highlights of the President’s FY 2015 budget during Advocacy Week’s Domestic Policy Briefing. Keep the Historic Tax Credit! We’ve been here before – and we’ll …

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Rep. Camp Tax Reform Act would Repeal the Historic Tax Credit; Congressman Dingell Announces Retirement; House Postpones Vote on Flood Insurance Bill Until Next Week; Advocacy Week Highlights

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 9, February 28, 2014 → House and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI) Releases Tax Reform Act would Repeal the Historic Tax Credit House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) released a discussion draft of his proposed Tax Reform Act of 2014. The Chairman’s discussion …

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Rep. Holt, HP Caucus Co-Chair, not seeking Re-election; Gov. Jindal urges Delay in Flood Insurance Rate Hike; Preservation’s Best of 2013 Awardees Named

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 8, February 21, 2014 → Historic Preservation Caucus Co-chair Rush Holt Will Not Seek Re-election Congressman Rush Holt (D-NJ), Co-Chair of the Historic Preservation Caucus, announced this week that he will not seek re-election. He has been a champion for historic preservation, including introducing the American Battlefield Protection …

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State of the Union Preservationists Response; Flood Insurance Affordability Act Passes the Senate; Comments to FCC due Monday; Advocacy Week Highlights

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 5, January 31, 2014 → State of the Union Preservationists Response President Obama laid out an agenda for America’s economic growth in a Congressional address on January 28th. As the Administration rolls out the goals of the State of the Union message, let the President know that Historic …

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President’s FY15 Budget Request; Rep. Holt urges $20M for Battlefields; Advocacy Week Registration is Open

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 4, January 24, 2014 → President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request President Obama will present the FY2015 budget request on March 4, 2014. That means, the budget, which is officially due on the first Monday in February, will come out a month later. According to The Hill, White House …

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Record Attendance for Preservation Advocacy Week 2013; Historic Homeowner Tax Credit Reintroduced; Demolition Bills Concern Preservationists

Preservation Action, Legislative UpdateVolume 5, Number 9 – March 1, 2013 Advocacy Week 2013 – Record Attendance! The big event has come and gone—earlier this week more than  250 preservation advocates from around the country participated in the events surrounding Historic Preservation Advocacy Day. Our theme this year, Preservation Keeps U.S. together, underscored the importance …

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Record Participation at Advocacy Week 2013

Advocates entering the Russell Office Building on Capitol Hill, 2013.

The big event has come and gone—earlier this week more than  250 preservation advocates from around the country participated in the events surrounding Historic Preservation Advocacy Day. Our theme this year, Preservation Keeps U.S. together, underscored the importance of cooperative and bipartisan activism by the preservation community. Monday’s advocacy lunch featured Mr. Storm Cunningham, a …

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Advocacy Week Three Days Away; Sequester-Quester! Bill Introduced to Fully Fund LWCF

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 8 – February 22, 2013 Advocacy Week 2013 Three Days Away Over 200 preservationists from 38 states and the District of Columbia will participate in National Preservation Advocacy Week 2013. This annual event reconnects our representatives in Washington with the good preservation work being done Nationwide to protect …

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Continuing Resolution Likely for FY 2013; Holt Issues Statement on Co-Chairing Caucus; Awards Deadline Approaches; Storm Cunningham to Keynote Advocacy Luncheon

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 7 – February 15, 2013 Continuing Resolution Appears Likely for FY 2013 While the sequester looms in the distance, Congress still needs to figure out spending levels for the remainder of the 2013 fiscal year. The government is currently funded until March 27 at last year’s spending levels …

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