Backgrounder posted October 23, 2007
National Heritage Areas: Costly Economic Development Schemes that Threaten Property Rights
The U.S. House of Representatives is considering the Celebrating
America's Heritage Act (H.R. 1483) as amended by Representative
Raul Grijalva (D-AZ). This bill would expand the cost and scope of
federally sanctioned and federally financed economic
development entities known as National Heritage Areas (NHAs).
Although there is no specific provision in federal law…