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Advocates Alerts 2012

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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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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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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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