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Advocates Alerts: 2010

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December 23: Making the Most of Our Christmas Present, Funding Bills Delayed

December 17:
Enhanced Easement Incentive Renewed Through 2011!

December 8:
Tax Deal Would Extend Easement Incentive, But Deal Not Yet Done

December 3:
Friends on the Tax Task Force, Estate Tax Incentives Included, LWCF Update

November 29:
Grassland Reserve Program Rule Published, Taxes on the Agenda as Congress Returns

November 23:
Giving Thanks for 170(h), Tell Transmission Planners Where Your Easements Are

November 15:
Tax Incentives on Front Burner, Voters Approve $2 Billion for Conservation, AGO Deadline

November 2:
Election Special: Easement Incentive, Priorities Survey, Community Forest Letter

October 15:
Major Push for Enhanced Incentive, High Hopes for AGO, Last Chance to File 990

September 28:
Ask the IRS, Incentive Renewal Delayed

September 23:
Make This a Million Message Month for America’s Great Outdoors

September 14:
Help Set Alliance Policy Priorities, Fix Federal Problems

September 8:
Register Today for Dozens of Policy Events at Rally 2010

September 3:
America's Great Outdoors  - We Need Your Votes TODAY!

August 24:
Final Listening Sessions Announced, Host Your Own, Vote Online

August 10:
America's Great Outdoors -- We Need Your Votes!

August 5:
Incentive & LWCF Stalled, Fix Federal Problems, Last Chance for 321,000 Charities

August 2:
House Victory for LWCF, Senate Estate Tax Deferral Bill Introduced, AGO in NH

July 27:
Oil Spill Legislation Would Dedicate LWCF, Congress May Vote This Week

July 22:
New Senate Estate Tax Bill, No Easement Incentive in H.R. 4213, UT & MN Listening Sessions

July 16:
House Committee Dedicates LWCF, Senate Cuts Ag Conservation, Use Twitter

July 9:
A Picture Worth 1,000 Words, AGO Listening Session Dates & News

July 2:
House Restores Ag Conservation Funding, Action on LWCF, New Listening Sessions

June 25:
Failed Senate Vote Delays Easement Incentive Extension

June 22:
New Listening Session Details, Payroll Tax Audits, Incentive Update

June 10:
Attend America's Great Outdoors Listening Sessions, Incentive Vote Delayed

June 4:
New Estate Tax Bill Needs Co-sponsors, America’s Great Outdoors Update

May 28:
House Passes Incentive Extension Too Late for Senate Action, Listening Sessions in MT & CA

May 18:
Support Easement Incentive Extension in the House, Thank President Obama, IRS Flexible on 990 Deadline

May 5:
Vote for America’s Great Outdoors Ideas; File 990 or Lose Exempt Status

April 21:
Special Alert on America's Great Outdoors

April 9:
Attending White House Conference? Tax Benefits Under Attack, NM Land Fund, Incentive Update

March 30:
America’s Great Outdoors, Final LWCF Letters, New Hiring & Insurance Benefits

March 22:
Four Days Left for Senate LWCF Letter, Promote the Easement Incentive Over Recess

March 15:
Urge Your Senators to Sign LWCF/ Forest Legacy Letter, 2 Days Left for House Letter

March 10:
Senate Passes One-Year Extension of the Enhanced Easement Incentive!

March 8:
Ask Your Rep. to Sign LWCF Letter, Senate Debates 1-Year Extension, Rep. Levin Chairs Ways & Means

February 12:
Easement Incentive on Hold as Jobs Bill Scaled Back

February 10:
Jobs Bill May Extend the Easement Incentive, Congressional Recesses, LandVote 2009

February 5:
Budget Includes Big Gains for LWCF, Cuts to Ag Programs

January 26:
Nonprofits Must File a 990 or Lose Tax-Exempt Status, Tax Season Reminders, Budget Freeze

January 7:
Enhanced Easement Incentive and Estate Tax Expire, Our Outlook for 2010

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