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March 13, 2013


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House Committee on Natural Resources Hearings this Week on Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization and Cape Hatteras

On Wednesday, March 13, the House Committee on Natural Resources held an oversight hearing on the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act is the primary statute governing fishing activities in federal waters and expires at the end of fiscal year 2013. This hearing will be...



Virginia - Two Pro-Sportsmen Angling Bills Signed into Law

On February 22, Governors Sportsmen's Caucus member Governor Bob McDonnell signed two pro-sportsmen angling bills into law. SB 1106, sponsored by Virginia Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Co-Chair, Senator Emmett Hanger, Jr., authorizes the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to revoke a person's fishing privileges (for up to 2 years) within the tidal waters if he or she violates any tidal fishing law. SB 1213, sponsored by Senator Richard Stuart, authorizes...

New York - Breakfast Briefing on Sportsmen's Economic Impact Report

On February 28, the New York Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted a breakfast briefing for caucus members and staff on the economic impact of sportsmen and women in New York. Brent Miller, Northeastern States Manager for the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) presented on...

Oregon Caucus Hosts Annual Banquet

On Wednesday, March 6, the Oregon Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus held its annual banquet at the Willamette Heritage Center in Salem. Consisting of 36 Oregon state legislators, the caucus took advantage of this opportunity to celebrate the state's wildlife heritage and discuss...

CSF Highlights the Economic Impact of Sportsmen at Annual POMA Conference

From March 6 - 8, Cole Henry, Communications Coordinator for the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF), attended the Professional Outdoor Media Association's (POMA) Annual Conference in Columbia, South Carolina. During the conference, Henry led a presentation on...

CSF Announces New Southeastern States Manager

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) recently announced Bee Frederick as the new Southeastern States Manager for the National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses. In this role, Bee will... 

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