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State Legislative Issues

The 99th Illinois General Assembly convened on January 14, 2015 and several state historic tax credit bills have been introduced. Landmarks Illinois thanks all the state legislators who support both the extension of the Illinois Historic Tax Credit program now available in five pilot cities (due to expire on January 1, 2017)   ...  [more]





Federal Legislative Issues

In 2014, Landmarks Illinois included the Federal Historic Tax Credit (FHTC) Program on its statewide endangered list after the Congressional House Ways and Means Committee called for its elimination in the draft Tax Reform Act of 2014. The FHTC is the backbone of historic preservation efforts  ...  [more]





Illinois Historic Preservation Legislative Caucus

The Illinois Historic Preservation Legislative Caucus, since its formation in late 2005, has been a voice for historic preservation policy and legislation. This year four legislators have agreed to co-chair the caucus: Sen. Pamela Althoff, (R) McHenry, Sen. Andy Manar, (D) Bunker Hill ...  [more]





Communicating with Elected Officials

Preservation Action






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30 N. Michigan Avenue
Suite 2020
Chicago, IL 60602-3402
tel. 312-922-1742 
fax 312-922-8112



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