ON CAPITOL HILL
Bipartisan Members of Congress file solution to Gulf red snapper mess
A bipartisan coalition led by Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) and Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.) introduced legislation today that charts a new course for management of Gulf red snapper, an important commercial and recreational fishery that has been plagued by controversy. Joining Miller and Richmond as original co-sponsors of the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Conservation Act were...
IN THE STATES
California Legislature Passes Lead Ban, Heads to Governors Desk
Last week, the California Legislature voted to pass A 711, legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Anthony Rendon, that would expand the state's existing prohibition on hunting with lead ammunition in the California condor range to the entire state. If signed by California Governor Jerry Brown, A 711 would...
Governors put Sportsmen's Issues at the Forefront at Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Reception
Governors and their staff were joined by members of the hunting and fishing community, including Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) staff members and Governors Sportsmen's Caucus (GSC) partner organizations at a GSC reception in Louisville, Kentucky to highlight...
National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses' 10th Annual Sportsman - Legislator Summit
Registration is now open for the National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses' (NASC) 10th Annual Sportsman - Legislator Summit at Rend Lake in Whittington, IL from November 18 - 21, 2013.