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By Brett Hensley

On Capitol Hill
Last week, the Senate voted in a strong bipartisan fashion to confirm Ms. Kate MacGregor to serve as the next Deputy Secretary of the Department of the Interior on a vote of 58-38.  Read More > >
In the States
Connecticut: Bill Poses to Implement 35% Excise Tax on Ammunition to Fund Gun Violence Prevention
Contact: Joe Mullin, New England States Senior Coordinator
On February 27, the Connecticut Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding convened for a hearing on House Bill 5040 - legislation that would establish a staggering 35% excise tax... 
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Connecticut: Caucus Meeting Held to Discuss Future Events and Sportsmen's-Related Policies
Contact: Joe Mullin, New England States Coordinator
On February 19, the Connecticut Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted a meeting in Hartford, CT to discuss logistics regarding the upcoming Caucus Game-Meat Tasting Reception...    Read More > >

New York: Caucus Driven National Hunting and Fishing Day Resolution Adopted by Senate
Contact: Brent Miller, Senior Director, Northeastern States and States Program Administrator
On February 25 the New York Senate adopted Senate Resolution 2793 (SR2793), sponsored by Senator Joseph Griffo and Co-Sponsored by Senator Michael Ranzenhofer...  Read More > >

South Dakota Habitat Stamp Would Generate Additional Money for Conservation
Contact: Nick Buggia, Upper Midwestern States Manager
Though the vast majority of conservation efforts are funded by hunters, anglers, recreational shooters and trappers through the "user pays - public benefits" American System of Conservation Funding , many fish and wildlife agencies...  Read More > >

Utah: Hunting Opportunities Expanded in State Parks
Contact: Ellary TuckerWilliams, Inter-Mountain Western States Coordinator
On February 24, a new rule went into effect, allowing hunting within 29 of Utah's 44 state parks, increasing hunter access and opportunities throughout the state. 
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V irginia: Menhaden Conservation Legislation Heads to Governor's Desk
Contact: John Culclasure, Southeastern States Assistant Director
On February 27, legislation  that would transfer authority from the legislature to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to manage Atlantic menhaden, cleared its final hurdle... Read More > > 
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By: Brett Hensley
As a part of the University of Illinois' political science program that requires students to work an internship Monday through Thursday while taking classes on Friday in D.C...  Read More > >

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