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February 12, 2015

 

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Senate Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members Introduce Sportsmen's Act

On February 5, leaders and Members of the Senate Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) introduced the Sportsmen's Act of 2015 as a comprehensive sportsmen's package of legislation aimed to benefit America's sportsmen's community...

 

CSF Welcomes Members of 114th Congress

On February 4, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) hosted the annual "Welcome to Congress" reception on Capitol Hill, welcoming new and returning Members of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC)...

 

Legislation for Elephant Conservation, Legal Ivory Possession Introduced

On February 3, Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) Members Congressman Don Young (R-AK) and Congressman Collin Peterson (D-MN) introduced the African Elephant Conservation and Legal Ivory Possession Act of 2015 which combines the African Elephant Conservation Act of 1988 with a sensible regulation of ivory possession in the United States...

 

Proposed Appropriations Increase for Recreational Access on U.S. Public Lands

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) have proposed funding increases of $5 million and $4 million, respectively, for increasing recreational access to public lands. These increases would be a big step in the right direction for enhancing access to public lands for hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping...

 

Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council Urges Denial of Petition on Lead Ammunition
On January 21, the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council (Council) sent a letter to Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell in opposition of a Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) led petition to ban the use of traditional lead ammunition on National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lands... 

 

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members Introduce Conservation Easement Incentive Act

On February 2, the Conservation Easement Incentive Act of 2015 was introduced in the House and Senate by Members of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC). H.R. 641 was introduced by CSC Members Congressmen Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Mike Thompson (R-CA), and S. 330, its Senate companion bill, was introduced by CSC Members Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)...

 

IN THE STATES

 

Missouri: Sportsmen's Caucus Kicks off 2015 Legislative Session with Squirrel Gravy

The Missouri Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted its 6th annual Sportsmen's Caucus Squirrel Gravy Kick-off Breakfast last week at the Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Chris Horton, the Midwestern States Director for CSF, was in attendance and had an opportunity to address the gathering...
 

North Carolina Sportsmen's Caucus Discusses Upcoming Priorities with Sportsmen's Community

Last week, the North Carolina Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted two events in Raleigh to highlight the Sportsmen's Caucus and pertinent sportsmen's issues for the upcoming legislative session...

 

Oregon Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Breakfast Meeting, Names New Leadership

On February 11, the Oregon Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus held its first meeting of the year, discussing upcoming Caucus priorities with representatives from a wide range of sportsmen's groups. The Caucus also welcomed new Co-Chairs for both the House and Senate, and thanked the outgoing Caucus Chairs for their leadership during the previous legislative session...


CSF NEWS

 

CSF Seeking a Marketing Director

CSF is seeking an experienced Marketing Director for the Washington, DC office who will be responsible for marketing initiatives to enhance awareness of the Foundation's brand...

 

CSF Seeking a Communications Assistant

CSF is seeking a Communications Assistant to provide support to the communications team in the Washington, DC office...

 

CSF Seeking a Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator

CSF is seeking a Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator to co-manage the state sportsmen's caucus effort organized under the National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) and the Governors Sportsmen's Caucus (GSC) programs for the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States...

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For more information on the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation go to www.SportsmensLink.org or contact Sara Leonard at 202.543.6850 x 11 or email sara@sportsmenslink.org.