Threats to Important Federal Programs Affecting Main StreetCrash Course
| Hilton Baltimore, Johnson | Posted: Wednesday, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Join the National Trust’s policy experts for a quick look at two federal programs and how they affect Main Street. The Transportation Enhancements program has helped fuel downtown revitalization through streetscape improvement projects for decades but recent debates on Capitol Hill could spell changes for this proven program. Come find out what is in store for Main Street. The other is the federal historic tax credit which for more than 30 years has helped save places, create jobs, and revitalize communities. Learn about current threats to the program, how new proposed legislation would expand the credit’s usage on Main Street, and what you can do to protect and enhance the historic tax credit.