House Passes C.R, NPS Releases Annual HTC Impact Report, Upcoming Events, Stories from Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 34, September 19, 2014 → House and Senate Pass Continuing Resolution to Keep Government Funded until Dec. 11th The U.S House of Representatives and Senate passed a Continuing Resolution to keep the government funded until December 11th.  The House passed the resolution in 319-108 vote. The Senate quickly followed, …

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Congress Returns Sept. 8th; Status of FY 2015 Appropriations Bills; California HTC Bill Awaits Senate Vote; Recognizing Historic Labor Movement Sites; Advocacy Scholars- Call for Papers

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 31, August 29, 2014 → Congress Returns Sept. 8th Senate and House members will return from the in-district work period Sept. 8. This leaves little time for the House and Senate to pass the remaining FY 2015 Appropriations Bills before the end of the end of the fiscal …

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Senate Subcommittee Releases Interior Appropriations Bill; Senate Hearing on Leveraging Natural Resources; Historic Preservation on Ballot in NJ

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 29, August 08, 2014 → Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittee Releases FY 2015 Bill The Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittee released their FY 2015 Interior Appropriations Bill. The bill includes $66.41 million for the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF), a $10 million increase over 2014 enacted levels and the requested amount …

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FY 2015 Interior Appropriations Adopted Amendments; Senate Hearings on NHA’s; FEMA Announces Refunds; ACHP Issues Resolution; Gov. Walker Lifts HTC Moratorium

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 27, July 25, 2014 → Heritage Partnership Program Restored and Full List of FY 2015 Interior Appropriations Bill Adopted Amendments The FY 2015 Interior Appropriations Bill passed the full Appropriations Committee in a 29-19 vote and still awaits a vote on the House floor. Several amendments to the FY 2015 Interior …

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House Appropriations Releases FY 2015 Interior Budget; Julian Castro confirmed as HUD Secretary; Senate Passes Public Land Bills; Maritime Grants; Virginia Seeks Input on Preservation

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 25, July 11, 2014 → House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee Marks Up FY 2015 Interior Appropriations Bill The House Appropriations Committee released their FY 2015 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill. The bill contains $2.6 billion for the Department of Interior, which includes the National Park Service (NPS) and historic …

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FY 2015 Interior Appropriations Update; Sen. Levin Announces Great Lakes Heritage Bill; NPS Grants Due June 30th; Poverty Point Becomes World Heritage Site; Maryland Now Accepting Applications for HTC Program

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 24, June 27, 2014 → F.Y 2015 Interior Appropriations As Congress considers appropriations bills, preservationists continue to monitor the request for Interior Appropriations. However, Congressional action on the FY 2015 Interior Appropriations is not likely to move until later in the summer. The House and Senate Interior Subcommittees …

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Military LAND Act and FY15 Appropriations in the Senate; Upcoming Primaries; Support PAF during Preservation Month

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 22, May 30, 2014 → Military LAND Act awaits Senate Floor Action As the Senate returns from a District work period, preservationists are following consideration of the Defense Reauthorization legislation. Last week the Senate passed its National Defense Authorization bill.  And the bill will likely go to the …

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Election Watch 2014; Military Land Act; FY15 Appropriations; Celebrating National Park Week; FEMA on Flood Insurance; Historic Post Office Reports

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 17, April 25, 2014 → Preservation Action Election Watch Primary Election Schedule and Retiring Members of Congress This election, historic preservationists have an opportunity to engage candidates on the historic preservation issues important to you and your community. Congressional leaders supportive of historic preservation are retiring from offices …

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Historic Preservation Appropriations; Update on Section 4(f); ACHP Report on Post Office Reuse; Penn’s State HTC Opens

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 16, April 18, 2014 → Connect with Your Member of Congress in the District on Historic Preservation Appropriations This is a Congressional in-District work period, but staff in Washington continue to work on appropriations bills. Congress has heard testimony from the administration. Secretary Jewell testified before the House …

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Preservationists Testify on FY15 Appropriations; HPF Sign-On Social a Success!; Michigan Heritage Area Legislation

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 15, April 11, 2014 → FY 2015 Appropriations – Preservationists Testify on the Hill The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies heard from public witnesses during hearings on appropriations for the Department of Interior’s FY 2015 budget. Preservationists were joined by community activists and heads …

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