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 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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Legislation to Reauthorize Erie Canalway Heritage Corridor; Maritime History Grants Available; Pennsylvania’s HTC Restored; MHPN Detriot: Vacant not Blighted Video

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 25, July 03, 2014 → New York Congressional Members Announce Legislation to Reauthorize the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) and Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY) announced introduction of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Act. This bill would extend the canalway’s authorization for the next 15 …

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JP Morgan Chase Settlement to Detroit; Climate Change and Cultural Resources; New LGBT Heritage Initiative; CA Assembly passes State Tax Credit; NH&RA and SOI Awards

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 23, June 6, 2014 → Climate Change impact on Historic Sites Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell toured the historic Jamestown Island in Virginia yesterday, and hosted a roundtable discussion on the impacts of climate change on cultural resources. This visit following the Administration’s release of a plan to cut …

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