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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Omnibus Spending Bill Released- Good and Bad News for Historic Preservation; Stonewall Historic Site Legislation Introduced; Historic Preservation Threatened in Wisconsin; PA and PAF’s Special Year End Appeal

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 44, December 18, 2015 → Omnibus Spending Bill Released, Good News and Bad News for Historic Preservation After weeks of negotiations and 2 short term extensions to keep the government open, lawmakers released the 2009 page Omnibus Spending Bill, titled the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016. This bill …

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Congress Passes Budget Deal; Paul Ryan Elected New Speaker of the House; Join PA at the National Preservation Conference; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 39, October 30, 2015 → Congress Passes Budget Deal- Moves to President’s Desk The House and Senate passed a budget deal this week that increases domestic and non-domestic spending and extends the debt limit until March 17th of 2017. The budget deal averts a possible default of the …

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Congress Returns from August Recess; Historic Preservation Education Bill Passes House Natural Resources Committee; NC Moves One Step Closer to Restoring HTCs

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 32, September 11, 2015 → Congress Returns From Recess Congress returned from the August recess this week and faces difficult deadlines. Lawmakers have limited time to pass the remaining appropriations bills before the September 30th deadline and face the potential for another government shutdown on October 1st. Thus …

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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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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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Public Lands Threatened by Senate Vote, Preservationists Submit Letters in Support of HTC, Historic Preservation Funding Threatened in CT and NJ

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 14, April 10, 2015 → Public Lands Threatened by Senate Vote Chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Sen. Lisa Murwski (R-AK), introduced an amendment to the Senate’s non-binding budget resolution, that supports the sale or exchange of federally owned public lands to state governments. Senate …

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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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Encourage Your Members of Congress to Co-sign FY16 HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Preservtion50 Effort Continues; Annual ACHP Meeting; Preservation Day in Texas and other Stories From the States

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 10, March 13, 2015 → Encourage Your Members of Congress to Sign the FY2016 HPF Dear Colleague Letter The Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus co-chairs, Reps. Michael Turner (R-OH) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), are leading a House FY16 Dear Colleague letter and Senators Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) are leading a …

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