HPF Reauthorization Introduced in House; Appropriations Update; HTC Saved from Elimination in Ohio, Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 24, June 19, 2015 → Historic Preservation Fund Reauthorization Introduced in House The Historic Preservation Caucus c0-chairs, Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) announced introduction of H.R 2817 or the National Historic Preservation Amendment Act of 2015 to reauthorize the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF). Rep. …

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Appropriations Update: House Subcommittee Releases FY16 Interior Appropriations Draft; NPS Grant Applications Due; Historic Tax Credit Threatened in Ohio

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 23, June 12, 2015 → Appropriations Update: House Subcommittee Markup of FY16 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill This week the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee released the subcommittee draft of the FY16 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill. This bill funds the National Park Service and the Historic Preservation Fund …

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FY16 Appropriations Update- Action Needed! Victory in Effort to Save Historic Post Offices; Celebrating Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month and Preservation Month; Stories From Around the States

  Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 21, May 29, 2015 → FY 2016 Appropriations Update- Funding for Historic Preservation Could be at Risk The United States House and Senate recently passed the FY 2016 Budget Agreement, which sets the budget for all discretionary spending. From that, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed subcommittee appropriation …

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FY16 Appropriations Update; San Antonio Missions Closer to World Heritage Designation; HTC at Risk in Missouri; Preservation Month; Stories From Around the States

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 17, May 08, 2015 → FY16 Appropriations Update- Continue to Advocate for HPF Funding The United States House and Senate recently passed the FY 2016 Budget Agreement, which sets the budget for all discretionary spending. From that, the House Appropriations Committee passed subcommittee appropriation allocations for FY 2016, …

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22 Senators Sign-on to HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Legislation Introduced to Promote Historic Preservation Education at HSIs, NC House Passes HTC Bill

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 12, March 27, 2015 → 22 Senators Sign-on to HPF Dear Colleague Letter Thank you to everyone who contacted their Senators and helped spread the word! Thanks to those efforts, the Senate FY16 Historic Preservation Fund Dear Colleague Letter received 22 signatures! This is just 1 signature shy …

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House FY16 HPF Dear Collegue Receives 102 Co-signers- Still Time to Encourage Your Senators to Sign; Preservationists Testify on the Hill; HTC Introduced in California

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 11, March 20, 2015 → The House FY16 HPF Dear Colleague Letter Receives 102 Co-signers! Thank you to everyone who contacted their Representative and helped spread the word! Thanks to those efforts, the FY16 Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) Dear Colleague letter received 102 co-signers! Coming just shy of …

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President Signs Omnibus Appropriations Bill, Senate Passes NDAA, Historic Landmarks at Risk in Beverly Hills, Remaining Auction Items Make Perfect Last Minute Holiday Gifts

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 50, December 19, 2014 → Senate Passes FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, Signed by President The Senate, working through the weekend, passed the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill in a 56-40 vote. The appropriations bill was already passed by the House last week. President Obama signed the appropriations …

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House Passes FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, NDAA Inludes Native American Land Exchange with Mining Company, Sen. Landrieu Looses Runoff Election, Start Planning for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 49, December 12, 2014 → House Passes FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill The House narrowly passed the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill late Thursday night, barely averting another government shutdown. The House also passed a two-day stopgap spending bill, funding the government until Saturday at midnight to give the …

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FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill and NDAA in Lame Duck Session, New GAO Report on Transportation, Advocacy Scholars Applications Due

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 47, November 28, 2014 → Lame Duck Session FY 2015 Appropriations Several issues still require action during Congress’ lame duck session, which ends Jan. 3rd. High on the list of priorities is a FY 2015 spending bill. The government is currently operating under a continuing resolution (C.R.), which …

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Election Results & A Look Ahead; Historic Preservation Ballot Measures Pass; Celebrate Native American Heritage Month; Join Us for the National Preservation Conference

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 45, November 7, 2014 → Elections Results and A Look Ahead The 2014 Midterm election results are in (mostly). Republicans have taken control the Senate, thus far gaining 7 seats in the Senate, winning in Colorado, North Carolina, Arkansas, Iowa, West Virginia, Montana, and South Dakota. Sen. Mark …

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