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Advocates Alerts 2012

Land Trust Advocates Alert Archives

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December 21 eNews: Land Trust Priorities at Risk in Fiscal Cliff Debate

December 6: Charities Swarm Washington, but Deduction Cap Still On the Table

December 3 eNews: All Charities at Risk from Deduction Cap

November 28 eNews: Deduction Caps Could Cripple Conservation - We Need You

November 20: Will Congress Cap Charitable Deductions?

November 8: Election Kicks off Sprint for Conservation Funding & Incentives

October 18: Economic Benefits Report & Farmbillnow.com

September 25: Help Shape Our Policy Work and Get Ready to Rally

September 17: Take Action to Force a House Vote on the Farm Bill

September 11: Rally Deadline Tomorrow; Last Best Chance to get Co-sponsors?

September 5: A Critical Week for the Easement Incentive

August 2: Tax Incentive & Farm Bill Updates, Save $60 on Rally

July 26: Tax Incentive Needs Senate Co-sponsors

July 23: Farm Bill on Hold--Help Save $1.58 Billion for Easements

July 12: House Farm Bill Includes $1.58 billion for Ag Land Easements

June 28: Transportation Bill Drops LWCF, Funds Gulf Coast Restoration

June 21: Victory on Two Amendments as Senate Sends Farm Bill to the House

June 19: Save Forest Legacy -- Call Your Senators Today!

June 8: Senate Voting on Farm Bill – Support 3 Key Amendments

May 30: $2.8 Billion for Land Conservation? Act Now for LWCF and Farm Bill Programs

May 16 eNews: Four Days to Make a Good Farm Bill Even Better

April 30: Senate Committee Advances Farm Bill, Land Trusts Lauded at Hearings

April 23: Draft Senate Farm Bill a Good First Step, Lobby Day at Home

March 26: Ag Conservation & LWCF Letters -- Have Your Senators Signed?

March 14 eNews: Senate Passes Dedicated LWCF - Now Ask Your Rep to Sign-on!

March 8: Victory -- Senate Passes Dedicated LWCF & Gulf Coast Funding!
- AM Edition: Two Urgent Actions for LWCF, Forest Legacy & Gulf Coast Restoration

March 2: Watch Live: President's Remarks at Conservation Conference, Farm Bill Hearings

February 20: Majorities Make Case for Tax Incentive, Farm Bill Sign-on, Strong Budget

February 13 eNews: As Promised - Materials for Promoting the Tax Incentive Milestone

February 9: Sign-on for Farm Bill Conservation Programs; Tax Incentive Update

February 7 eNews: Something We Can All Agree On

January 12: Amazing Achievements, but the Easement Incentive Expired and Needs Your Help

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Advocates Alerts

November 6: With only eight weeks remaining before Congress adjourns (of which Congress will be in Washington for only four), there is limited time to act. Ask your senators to urge their party’s leadership to include the charitable package in any year-end tax legislation. We’ve been meeting with Senate offices and have been encouraged by their willingness to consider making some tax extenders permanent. This puts us in a good position, but we need you to reinforce that special places are being lost because the incentive has expired. Learn more »

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Congress wrestles with tax breaks for open space

July 29, 2014 | Poughkeepsie Journal | NY

House passes Gerlach conservation tax break bill, now up to Senate

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

The Time is Now for Congress to Act on Conservation

July 15, 2014 | Politico | Washington, D.C.

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