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Advocates Alerts: 2009

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If you are looking for an alert prior to 2008 please e-mail policy@lta.org.

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December 18: Easement Incentive to Expire December 31st; Likely to be Renewed Retroactively


December 10:
House Passes One-Year Extension of the Easement Incentive


December 3: Estate Tax Heads to Senate, Extenders Bill Expected Next Week


November 20:
Tax Bills in Play, 67 Reps Sign Letter, Thanksgiving Op\Eds


November 12: Letter Deadline Wednesday, Estate Tax Package, TNC Poll


November 3:
Tax Incentive Letter, Strong Year for Appropriations


October 26: New Tax Incentive Letter, 252 Co-sponsors, IRA Charitable Rollover


October 7:
Get Ready for Policy Sessions at Rally, Send Your Feedback


October 1:
Help Set Alliance Policy Priorities, Majority of Both Parties


September 18:
We did it! 218 Co-sponsors for H.R. 1831 Make a Strong Case for Passage


September 11: Almost a Majority for H.R. 1831, WGA Letter, Bill to Fund LWCF, CSP Sign-up


August 31: New S. 812 Contact, Forest Bonds, CELCP Re-opened, Great Outdoors America


August 13: Deadlines for Rally, An Important Advocacy Opportunity


August 4:
202 Co-sponsors, Town Halls, Estate Tax Bills, Conservation Campaign Toolkit


July 30: 190 Co-sponsors, Listen to the Easement Incentive Call, FRPP Comments Due Monday


July 23: Final Push before Recess, then Get Out and See Your Rep.


July 17: 27 New Co-sponsors, Coalition Action, Appropriations Update


July 1:
Seeking Tax Incentive Stories, Climate Bill Passes House, Kiva Case


June 22: August Recess Site Visits More Important than Ever


June 8: Important Message on Substantiation Letters, 128 Co-sponsors


May 21: Visit Reps. Over Recess, New Letters, Climate Funding


May 8: IRS Reminder, Budget Numbers, 117 Co-sponsors


May 5:
2009 Policy Priorities Update


April 6:
Senate Bill Introduced, A Dozen Ways to Say Thank You


April 1:
Conservation Easement Incentive Act Introduced with 93 Original Cosponsors


March 27:
87 Original Cosponsors, Deadline Tuesday


March 20: One Week Left for Original Cosponsors, Floodplain Easement Sign-up


March 9: Budget Would Triple LWCF, House Letters Attract Cosponsors


February 25: Rep. Eric Cantor, LandVote 2008, FY09 Appropriations


February 13: Stimulus Bill Funding, Congressional Recesses


January 23: Farm Bill Rules, Tax Incentive Survey, New Intern


January 20: Welcome the New Congress, Incentive Legislation

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