U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy to Receive Inaugural Policy Award from the Preservation Resource Center for His Efforts to Save the Federal Historic Tax Credit

NEW ORLEANS--()--The federal historic tax credit has created millions of jobs, encouraged the rehabilitation of thousands of culturally and economically significant buildings across the United States, and stimulated more than $131 billion in private investment.

In Louisiana, since 2002, the federal historic tax credit has fostered more than $2.5 billion in private investment and created more than 38,000 jobs.

When the future of this program was threatened during the tax reform process, U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana led the national effort to save this effective pro-growth program.

WHAT:

On Friday, January 19, the Preservation Resource Center will present Senator Cassidy with an inaugural policy award for his efforts to save the federal historic tax credit.

WHO (Speakers):

  • U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy
  • Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser
  • Michael Hecht: President & CEO of Greater New Orleans, Inc.
  • Davis Rhorer: Executive Director of Baton Rouge Downtown Development District
  • Jack Davis: Interim Director of Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans

WHEN & WHERE:

2:30 PM, Friday, January 19, 2018
Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans
923 Tchoupitoulas Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

The newly renovated Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans, itself an attractive structure in the Warehouse District, houses permanent and rotating exhibits of the city’s architecture and historic neighborhoods, many of which have been preserved by federal historic tax credits.

MEDIA:

Access to the Center will begin at 1:45 PM and members of the media are encouraged to attend. Refreshments and accommodations for A/V equipment will be made available. Please RSVP to Betsy Fortin at 504-582-8183 or bfortin@joneswalker.com.

Contacts

Jones Walker LLP
Betsy Fortin, 504-582-8183
bfortin@joneswalker.com