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Government Affairs Program

Representing the archaeological community before the U.S. Congress, the White House, federal agencies, and among its colleagues in the historic preservation community, SAA is recognized as a leading voice in support of archaeology.

SAA's government affairs program is comprised of the Government Affairs Committee, which works in combination with the Board of Directors and the Manager, Government Affairs, in developing positions on public policy. If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact gov_affairs@saa.org.

 

  

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SAA submits scoping comments on proposed Saddle Butte Pinyon Pipeline

January 26, 2015


Letter to National NAGPRA Program regarding Notices of Inventory Completion

January 16, 2015


SAA comments on petroleum extraction voluntary sustainability guidelines

December 18, 2014


Letter to Senate leadership in opposition to Apache Leap land exchange legislation

December 9, 2014


SAA letter to House Ways and Means Committee in support of International Cultural Property Protection bill

December 2, 2014


SAA comments on draft NAGPRA dispute resolution procedures

November 14, 2014


SAA comments on Mancos Shale/Gallup Formation Resource Management Plan Amendment and associated Environmental Impact Statement
November 12, 2014


SAA letter to St. Louis Society of the AIA opposing sale of Egyptian artifacts

November 10, 2014


SAA comments on draft MOA concerning the disturbances at Amity Pueblo

October 30, 2014


Preservation group letter in opposition to Issa NDAA provision

October 6, 2014


SAA comments on the draft guidance note “Cultural Heritage in IDB Projects.”

September 14, 2014


SAA letter opposing anti-preservation provision of transportation bill

July 15, 2014


Coalition one-pager opposing Military Lands provision

June 4, 2014


Dr. Sarah Parcak testifies in favor of import restrictions on archaeological materials from Egypt

June 2, 2014


Remarks of SAA president Jeff Altschul at Union of Concerned Scientists' press conference

May 20, 2014


SAA statement on Union of Concerned Scientists' report on climate change and historic resources

May 20, 2014


Archaeology groups send letter supporting import restrictions on Egyptian antiquities

May 12, 2014


Archaeological and preservation groups letter to National Geographic regarding NatGeo TV program

March 31, 2014


SAA opposes FCC proposed Section 106 exemptions for new railroad communications system

March 25, 2014


Coalition letter opposing H.R. 1459, Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act

March 24, 2014


SAA submits comments on a proposed rule “to expedite the environmental and historic preservation review of new wireless facilities” and on related procedures

February 3, 2014


 

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