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Save Arizona Historic Preservation Tax Incentive

23 Signatures Goal: 100

Dear Honorable Members of the Senate,

It is dismaying to learn of Senator Linda Gray’s proposal to eliminate the State Tax Reclassification program. This program gives tax reductions to historic properties that meet certain commitments to the maintenance of those properties.  It is an acknowledgement by the state of Arizona  that  1.) historic properties are difficult to maintain and  2.) the maintenance and preservation of our historical properties is deemed valuable to this state. 

According to David McCullough, “History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are.”  These are perilous times in which all of us feel fearful and uncertain about our future.  Please don’t undermine us further by robbing  us of our sense of the past.

There are approximately 6,000 historic properties that would be affected by this ruling.  6,000 is not a very great number of houses, but it is a great number of pieces of history to lose.

On behalf of all Arizona citizens who are committed to historic preservation, we urge you to vote against SB 1166 this Wednesday.


Sincerely,

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Signatures

  • 7 years ago
    Phyllis Webster United States
    7 years ago
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    Mary Hohmann United States
    7 years ago
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    Dale L. Rush United States
    7 years ago
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    RONALD ACOSTA United States
    7 years ago
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    darci hazelbaker United States
    7 years ago
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    Lisa Helm United States
    7 years ago
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    Diana Lett United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Sarah T. Harris United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Lisa L. Romero United States
    7 years ago
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    Thomas Gorman United States
    7 years ago
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    Elena Berman United States
    7 years ago
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    Joanne Downey United States
    7 years ago
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    Mark Zepp United States
    7 years ago
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    Monika Ashe United States
    7 years ago
  • 7 years ago
    Christina Weissauer-Condon United States
    7 years ago
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