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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Encourage Your Rep to Sign on to the FY16 HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Thanks for Another Great Advocacy Week; HTC Introduced in NC; Historic Preservation Threatened in NJ

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 9, March 06, 2015 → Encourage Your Representative to Sign the FY2016 HPF Dear Colleague Letter The Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus co-chairs are leading a House FY16 Dear Colleague letter to urge appropriators to support the FY 2016 Historic Preservation Fund request, in the President’s budget. Urge your Representative to sign on to the …

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Advocacy Week Starts Monday! FY16 HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Secretary Jewell Testifies Before Congress; HTC Introduced in Oregon

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 8, February 27, 2015 → See You Next Week for Advocacy Week 2015. Online Registration Ends Today at 5pm Still time to register for Advocacy Week 2015! Online Registration will close today at 5pm. After today, you will still be able to register in person at the Fairfax Hotel. National …

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President Releases FY 2016 Budget Request; New Interior Subcommittee; Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Nominated to World Heritage List, Efforts to Restore N.C’s HTC Continues; Register for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action,Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 5, February 06, 2015 → President Obama Releases FY 2016 Budget Request President Obama released the FY 2016 budget request this week. The budget request calls for $3.99 trillion in spending for FY 2016, a 6.4% increase over 2015 enacted levels. This budget will face challenges in Congress, with …

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FY2016 Budget Proposal to be Released Feb 2nd; Utah HTC at Risk; Beverly Hills Defeats Effort to Weaken Cultural Heritage Ordinance ; Register Today for Advocacy Week 2015

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 3, January 23, 2015 → President Obama to Release 2016 Budget Proposal Feb. 2nd President Obama gave his 2015 State of the Union Address on Tuesday, where he laid out the administration’s policy goals for 2015. President Obama now faces a Republican controlled House and Senate. President Obama …

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FY 2015 Interior Budget Passes Appropriations Committee; Rep. Kildee Requests Hardest Hit Funds for Blight Removal; Land Conservation Tax Credit Passes; North Carolina HTC at Risk

House Appropriations Committee Passes FY 2015 Interior Appropriations Bill The full House Appropriations Committee passed the FY 2015 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill in a 29-19 vote. Democrats opposed the bill as it maintains severe cuts in the EPA’s appropriation. The bill now moves to the House floor. Republican and and Democratic appropriators crafted a manager’s …

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Rep. Camp will not seek Re-election; Senate Signers for the HPF letter needed; Record Sign-on for House HPF Letter; House Budget Bill Introduced; Appropriation Hearings

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 14, April 4, 2014 → Rep. David Camp (R-MI) will not seek Re-election More Retirements in the Michigan Congressional Delegation Another senior member is stepping down from Congress and not seeking re-election, House and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI). Camp was first elected in 1990, the same …

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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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Congress includes $56.41m for Historic Preservation Fund; Advocacy Scholars Deadline Extended; State of the Union; FCC Seeks Comment

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 3, January 17, 2014 → Congress Rolls Out FY14 Budget, Includes $56.41 for Historic Preservation Fund Congress completed consideration of the omnibus FY2014 budget. The $1.1 trillion budget is headed to the President for signing. Preservation Action and preservationists urged members of Congress to support Historic Preservation. While …

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Congress Rolls Out Omnibus FY2014 Budget; Includes $56.4M for Historic Preservation Fund

Monday night House-Senate negotiators rolled out the $1.1 trillion dollar FY2014 budget bill.  The Interior Appropriations budget includes $2.5 billion for the National Park Service, which is above last year’s sequestration level. The funding includes $2.3 billion for the Operation of the National Park System of which $238.9 million is for Visitor Services. The bill funds …

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