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On Capitol Hill
Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Leaders Introduce Bill to Modernize Wildlife Conservation Funding
On May 22, Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) Vice-Chair Congressman Austin Scott (GA) introduced a bipartisan bill to modernize the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act, the program that allocates funds to states across the country for wildlife conservation funding projects. Original cosponsors included fellow CSC leaders Congressmen Jeff Duncan (SC), Gene Green (TX), and Marc Veasey (TX).
Conservation Groups Urge Advancing of Project to Benefit Coastal Louisiana Wetlands
On May 22, more than 30 of the nation's leading hunting, fishing, and other conservation groups sent a letter to U.S. Secretaries of Defense and Commerce urging expedited federal review of a critical infrastructure project in coastal Louisiana.Read More > >
Statement on BLM's Wild Horse & Burro Management Program FY2018 Budget Request
President Trump's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal calls for the removal of appropriations language that restricts the BLM from using all management options authorized under the Wild Free Roaming Horse and Burro Act of 1971, as amended. The President's request implements a September 2016 recommendation of the National Wild Horse & Burro Advisory Board, an independent federal advisory committee representing broad stakeholder interests.Read More > >
In the States
Maine: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Reception
On May 16, the bipartisan Maine Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted its annual Sportsmen's Caucus Reception in Augusta. More than two dozen Maine legislators attended the event and were joined by partners from the sportsmen's community and members of the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Advisory Council to discuss the importance of hunting and angling to Maine's heritage, economy, and for the conservation of critical fish and wildlife habitat throughout the state.Read More > >
Michigan: Caucus Hosts 3rd Annual Field Day and Wild Game Dinner
On May 23, the Michigan Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted their third annual Field Day and Wild Game Dinner at the Capitol Area Sportsmen's League in Lansing.
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Oregon: Bill to Expand Mentored Hunting Signed into Law
On May 17, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law
House Bill 2566, which expands the ability of first-time hunters to participate in the state's mentored hunting program. The bill received unanimous passage in both the House and Senate, and addresses the need for creative approaches to reverse the decline in hunting participation.
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