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Advocates Alerts 2011

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December 20: Easement Incentive to Expire Despite 290 Co-sponsors, LWCF Funding Increased

December 5: Two Weeks to Save the Incentive, Has Your Delegation Cosponsored?

November 22: Farm Bill in Limbo, Easement Incentive Extension in Play

November 20: Easement Programs Fare Well in Proposal to Super-committee, Ag Approps Enacted

November 4: Sign 3 Letters Today to Save the Easement Incentive & Charitable Deduction

November 1: AGO Projects Highlighted, Senate Restores Funding, Last Chance for Priorities Survey

October 19: McCain Amendment Would Slash Conservation, Farm Bill Fast-Tracked

October 10: Sign-on to Defend Conservation Funding, Get Ready to Rally

September 21: Help Set Alliance Priorities; FRPP, GRP & Charitable Deduction at Risk

August 16: Land Trust Farm Bill Proposals, Share Your Success Stories

August 5: Small Victories Amidst the Budget Cutting Fervor

July 25: Your Calls Today can Help Save LWCF

July 20: Don't Let Conservation Funding Wither in the Summer Heat

June 28: Call Your Senators Today: Save Ag Conservation Programs

June 23: Conservation Funding at Risk -- Calls Needed to Your Senators

June 20: Sign New Funding Letter, Free Webinar on Building Political Clout

June 14: Sign-on to Defend Natural Resources Funding

June 9: Tips for Thanking Co-sponsors, House Cuts FRPP & GRP, Free Webinars

May 24: Conservation Easement Incentive Act (HR 1964) Introduced with 252 Original Co-sponsors

May 6: Final Week - 234 Easement Incentive Cosponsors, Form 990 Reminder

April 21: Majority in House Co-sponsor Incentive (but more Rs needed), LWCF Letter, FY 11 Funding

April 14: Budget Deal Restores Most Conservation Funding, Is Your Rep an Easement Incentive Co-sponsor?

April 7: 124 Co-sponsors, Save Transfer Fees, Census List, Tax Reminders

March 30: Final Push for Original Co-Sponsors, Fight Conservation Cuts, Census Deadline

March 15: Ask Your Delegation to Co-sponsor, Get Congressional Directories

March 9: Defend Conservation Funding, Good News on Transmission, Census Reminder

February 18: Busy Week in Washington: Incentive Celebration, AGO, Budget Battles

February 17: Action Update on America's Great Outdoors Report

January 25: FRPP Rule Published, IRS Rally Highlights, Tips for Nonprofit Employers

January 7: New Year’s Tax Code Brings Challenges & Opportunities

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Advocates Alerts

February 12: The House successfully voted 279-137, demonstrating a supermajority (67%) of support, on H.R. 644, a package of charitable incentives including the conservation tax incentive.Now we need your help in the Senate to secure co-sponsors! Sens. Heller and Stabenow have requested land trusts’ assistance in asking senators to cosponsor S. 330, the Conservation Easement Incentive Act. Learn more »

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July 18, 2014 | The Mercury News | Pottstown, PA

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