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Proposed legislation: "Historic Property Reinvestment Act"


More news on the legislative front.  

The Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee of the NJ State Senate is scheduled to consider S-1626, sponsored by Senator Shirley Turner. If enacted into law, this legislation, entitled the "Historic Property Reinvestment Act," would provide credits against certain taxes for certain costs of rehabilitating historic properties.

The text of the proposed legislation is at the following URL:



Legislation regarding NJ arts, historical, and cultural organizations


Assemblyman Samuel L. Fiocchi (District 1) has introduced a bill in the State Assembly (A-3242) which would require State arts, historical, and cultural grant recipients to offer information on food and lodging in the vicinity of a funded event.  

The following is a link to the proposed legislation.


Thanks to Kristen Chilleri of MBI GluckShaw for the information. 

Congressional History Caucus

[Editor's note: Cross-posted from the "Washington Update" of the National Coalition for History.]

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The National Coalition for History (NCH) has worked with the offices of Congressmen John Larson (D-CT) and Tom Cole (R-OK) on the creation of a Congressional History Caucus. NCH and its individual organizations are asking you to encourage your member of the House to join the caucus and actively participate in its activities.