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April 11, 2013


Your Trusted Source for Federal and State Policy Updates and News Concerning Our Sportsmen's Heritage

Maine: Maine Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Established

On Friday, April 5, the Maine Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus was officially formed and became the 41st bipartisan Caucus in the National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses. Leadership of the newly formed Maine Caucus has been identified as...

Maryland: Pro-Angling Access Bill Signed into Law

On Tuesday, April 9, Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley signed into law HB 797, which will help promote access to Maryland's fishable waters by requiring transportation projects to consider the feasibility of providing and improving waterway access along the state's roads and bridges. Lack of access is one of the primary reasons that lapsed anglers give when asked why they no longer participate in the sport; this bill marks...

New Hampshire: New Leadership Confirmed and Members Added At Caucus Luncheon
On Wednesday, March 27, the New Hampshire Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted their first Caucus event of the year, with a luncheon at the Upham Walker House in Concord, New Hampshire. At the event, Senators Russell Prescott and Jeff Woodburn accepted leadership positions in the Caucus and...

CSF Partners with Central Florida Shootout

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) is pleased to partner with the Central Florida Shootout, held from May 3 to 5 in Port Canaveral, Florida. The Shootout includes over 1,500 participants and encourages...

The 2013 Sportsmen's Economic Impact Report
In January, CSF released state specific factsheets highlighting the economic impact from sportsmen and women in all 50 states.  The state fact sheets follow the release of CSF's national report, America's Sporting Heritage, Fueling the American Economy, which was released in mid-January. Intended to provide a series of "sound bites" that resonate within the outdoor community as well as the general public, the CSF data spotlights...  

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