NPS Accepting Applications for New Civil Rights Grants; GAO Releases Report on Cultural Property Protection; Celebrate 100th Anniversary of the NPS; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 31, August 19, 2016 → National Park Service Accepting Applications for New Civil Rights Grants The National Park Service (NPS) announced this week that they are accepting applications for new grants to preserve the sites and stories of African American’s struggle for equal rights in the 20th century. …

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Help Protect the Historic Tax Credit; House Passes Interior Appropriations Bill Includes Increases for the HPF; House Committee Advances HPF Reauthorization; Senate Enters Conference on Energy Reform

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 27, July 15, 2016 → House GOP Tax Reform Plan Places Historic Tax Credit at Risk Late last month, a Republican task force in the house released the Tax Reform Blueprint. The plan released  puts the future of the Federal Historic Tax Credit in jeopardy. This document lays out House …

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Appropriations Update; House Passes African American History Bill; Bill Introduced to Block Export of Sacred Tribal Objects; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 26, July 8, 2016 → Appropriations Update: Limited Congressional Schedule Makes CR Likely Lawmakers returned to Washington this week after the holiday weekend with limited time, as the August recess starts at the end of next week. Lawmakers still have much work to do on the FY17 appropriations …

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Interior Appropriations Bills Advance in House and Senate; New Jersey Gov. Veto’s Preserve NJ Act; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 23, June 17, 2016 → Senate Interior Appropriations Bill Released, Bill Passes Senate Appropriations Committee This week the Senate Appropriations Committee released their FY17 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill (S. 3068). The bill passed the full Appropriations committee 16-14 largely along party-lines. The interior appropriations bill includes …

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House Enters Conference Committee on Energy Reform Legislation; Appropriations Update; Encourage Commemorative Resolutions Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the NHPA; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 21, June 03, 2016 → House Votes to Join Energy Reform Conference Committee- House Republican Committee Members Announced Late last week the House voted to enter into conference committee on energy reform. The Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan (R-WI), appointed Republican lawmakers to serve on the conference …

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House Committee Releases FY17 Interior Appropriatons Bill; Military LAND Act Not Included in Senate NDAA; Vote on Your Favorite NPS Historic Site; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 20, May 27, 2016 → House Appropriations Committee Releases FY17 Interior Appropriations Bill, Includes Increases for HPF This week the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee released the subcommittee draft of the FY17 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill. The bill includes funding levels for the National Park Service and the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF). The committee …

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Urge Members to Sign HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Appropriations Subcommittee Holds Hearing on NPS Budget Request; HTC Improvement Act Introduced in Senate; Thanks for a Great Advocacy Week!

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 10, March 18, 2016 → Urge Your Members of Congress to Sign-on to the Historic Preservation Fund Dear Colleague Letter, Deadline Today!! Congress is starting the appropriations process which will determine Fiscal Year 2017 funding levels for historic preservation. It’s critical that advocates reach out to their members …

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Secretary Jewell Testifies at House Natural Resources Committee Hearing; ACHP Extends Deadline for Comment on National Preservation Program; Advocacy Week Starts Next Week! Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 09, March 04, 2016 → Secretary Jewell Testifies at House Natural Resources Committee Hearing This week Secretary of Interior, Sally Jewell, testified at the House Natural Resources Committee hearing on the Presidents FY 2017 Interior Department budget request. This marks the beginning of the FY17 budget process for …

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Secretary Jewell Testifies on Interior Budget Request; Vote on Senate Energy Bill Expected Next Week; Advocacy in Michigan Continues to Protect Historic Districts; Register for Advocacy Week!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 08, February 26, 2016 → Secretary Jewell Testifies at Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing This week Secretary of Interior, Sally Jewell, testified at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the Presidents FY 2017 Interior Department budget request. This marks the beginning of the …

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House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on HPF Reauthorization; President Obama Releases Budget Request, Includes Increases for HPF; President Obama Designates 3 New National Monuments; Register for Advocacy Week!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 06, February 12, 2016 → House Natural Resources Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Historic Preservation Fund Reauthorization The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a hearing on the four bills of significance to historic preservation this week, including H.R 2817, which would reauthorize the Historic Preservation Fund …

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