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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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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Hearings on Military LAND Act; Transportation Reauthorization; May Primary Elections; Preservation Month Photo Contest

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 18, May 2 2014 → Natural Resources subcommittee hearing on Military LAND Act The Natural Resources subcommittee on Public Lands held a hearing this week on HR 3687, the Military LAND Act. Stephanie Toothman of National Park Service testified in opposition to the bill. Also, Maureen Sullivan of …

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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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House Dear Colleague Letter for HPF Funding; Flood Insurance Bill to the White House; Advocacy Week featured in Next City Blog

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 12, March 21, 2014 → FY 2015 Historic Preservation Funding The Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus co-chairs are leading a House FY15 Dear Colleague to urge appropriators to support the FY 2015 historic preservation funding. Reps. Turner and Holt ask for the amounts in the President’s Budget that fell …

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