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By Chris Horton

On Capitol Hill
House Committee Passes Two Top Priority Conservation Bills
On December 5, the House Natural Resources Committee voted to pass the Recovering America's Wildlife Act and the Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs... Read More > >

Congressional Efforts to Address CWD Continue to Gain Momentum
Following efforts by the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) and partners in the sporting-conservation community, Congress continues to seek more innovative ways to... Read More > >

In the States
Florida: Hunter Harassment and Hunting and Fishing Supplies Sales Tax Holiday Legislation Pre-filed
Contact: John Culclasure , Southeastern States Assistant Director
On November 25, Florida Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Member Representative Tommy Gregory pre-filed legislation that would increase harassment protections for sportsmen... Read More > >

Historic Sunday Hunting Bill Signed into Law in Pennsylvania
Contact: Joe Mullin, New England States
On November 27, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, the Democratic Co-Chair of the Governor's Sportsmen's Caucus, signed into law S. 147, marking the most significant progress ever...  Read More > >

Idaho and Wyoming: Federal Authorities Oppose Lawsuit Filed by Environmental Groups to Ban Bear-Baiting
Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States Coordinator
In a recent lawsuit filed by the Western Watersheds Project, WildEarth Guardians and Wilderness Watch against the US Forest Service (USFS) and US Fish and Wildlife Service... Read More > >

New Mexico: Unanimous Vote by Game Commission Puts an End to Recreational Cougar Trapping
Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States Coordinator
On November 21, the New Mexico Game Commission unanimously voted to approve a proposed regulation, prohibiting recreational trapping of cougars within the state for the 2020-2024 seasons. Read More > >

New York: State Increases Punishment for Fish and Wildlife Violators
Contact: Brent Miller, Senior Director, Northeastern States
On November 20, pro-sportsmen legislation introduced by New York Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus  Member Senator Patrick Gallivan - which increases penalties... Read More > > 

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