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February 6, 2014

 

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ON CAPITOL HILL

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Sportsmen's Package Passes House of Representatives

After one of the most significant votes on behalf of sportsmen and women, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) applauds the United States House of Representatives on the passage of the Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act (H.R. 3590), with a vote of 268-154. The SHARE Act has...

 

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Co-Chair Introduces Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014

Today, in a significant advancement for sportsmen and women across the country, members of the Senate Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) introduced the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014. Introduced by...   

 

Sportsmen's Priorities Included in 2014 Farm Bill

After three long years of debate, the United States Senate passed the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act, also known as the 2014 Farm Bill. This bipartisan legislation enhances...

 

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Member Introduces Bill to Help Sportsmen Gain Access to Public Lands

On January 30, Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) member, Representative Steve Daines introduced the Making Public Lands Public Access Act (H.R. 3962). This bill opens access for...

 

IN THE STATES

 

North Carolina: Animal Rights Groups Challenges Wildlife Resource Commission Management Authority in Court

North Carolina recently joined a number of states where animal rights groups are challenging state wildlife-management authority. The on-going issue between the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) and animal rights groups centers on the issues involving... 

  

Missouri: Sportsmen's Caucus Kicks off 2014 Legislative Session with Squirrel Gravy

The Missouri Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted its 5th Annual Sportsmen's Caucus Squirrel Gravy Kick-off Breakfast last week at the Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Chris Horton, Midwestern States Director for the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF), was in attendance and had an opportunity to...

New Hampshire: College Student Hunting and Angling License Bill Heard in Committee 

On Tuesday, February 4, HB 1290 was heard in New Hampshire's House Fish and Game and Marine Resources Committee. Sponsored by New Hampshire Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus member and Chairman of the Committee, Representative Benjamin Lefebvre, HB 1290 would...

 

SB 154, sponsored by Senator Phillip Puckett, and cosponsored by 16 other senators, including members of the Virginia Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, is awaiting a vote on the Senate floor after being reported out of the...                                                                                                      

Maine: Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Report on Soft Plastic Lures
On January 28, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife presented its report on the use of soft plastic lures to the Joint Standing Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. The report was...
 

CSF NEWS 

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Seeks Office Assistant

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation is seeking an entry-level Office Assistant to support all office operations and provide administrative support to... 

 

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation to Host 'Welcome Back to Congress' Reception

Held at the beginning of every year, the Welcome Back to Congress reception on Capitol Hill brings together members of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus and leaders of the sportsmen's community for a night of camaraderie and discussion about... 

 

Governors Sportsmen's Caucus to Host Reception in Washington, DC

On Saturday, February 22, the Governors Sportsmen's Caucus (GSC) will be hosting a reception concurrent with the National Governors Association's Winter Meeting in Washington, DC. The reception is... 


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