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Members of Congress and other public officials rely on their constituents for informed opinions on proposed legislation, policy issues and regulations. The Land Trust Alliance can tell them what the issues are, but only you can make them care! Advocates Alerts provide the information you need to make a difference with policymakers.

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February 12: House Passes Conservation Tax Incentive; Senate Next

January 20: New Congress; new opportunities

December 12: Permanency Falls Short; Tax Incentive Extended Through 2014

November 6: Sprint to the finish line on the conservation tax incentive

October 9: Calling on your senators to pass the conservation tax incentive

September 11: Rallying the Senate to Act on the Conservation Tax Incentive

July 10: House Vote on Conservation Tax Incentive Coming Soon

June 12: In Historic First, Conservation Tax Incentive Approved by Committee

May 8: Congress Poised to Act on Conservation Tax Incentive

April 10: Advocacy Day Participants Help Push for Extension of Conservation Tax Incentive

March 13: Conservation Tax Incentive Gains Support on Both Ends of Pennsylvania Ave.

February 13, 2014: Congress Passes Long-Delayed Funding for Conservation

January 9, 2014: Congressional Inaction Freezes Out Conservation Tax Incentive

December 12, 2013: End of Year Nears, But Not End of Opportunity

November 14, 2013: Exercising the Nuclear Option on the Conservation Tax Incentive

October 10, 2013: We Need Your Help - Set Our 2014 Policy Priorities


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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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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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