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February 26, 2015

 

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

 

American Wildlife Conservation Partners and FishNet Members Support Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act

On February 26, 44 members of the American Wildlife Conservation Partners (AWCP) and FishNet organizations, including the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF), sent a letter of support for the recently introduced Bipartisan Sportsmen's' Act (S. 405) to the U.S. Senate...

 

LEGISLATIVE ALERT: BATFE Pushes to Ban Common Rifle Ammunition

In an action that can only be viewed as an attempt for further gun control in the United States, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) recently released their "Framework for Determining Whether Certain Projectiles are 'Primarily Intended for Sporting Purposes' Within the Meaning of 18 U.S.C. 921(a)(17)(c)"...
 

IN THE STATES

 

Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Welcomes Two Newest Members

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) is pleased to welcome the two newest members to the Governors Sportsmen's Caucus (GSC): Governor Greg Abbott of Texas and Governor Pete Ricketts of Nebraska. Governors Ricketts and Abbott join 26 other U.S. governors who work to protect and advance the interests of America's sportsmen and women through the GSC...

 

Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Promotes American System of Conservation Funding

On Saturday, February 21, nine members of the Governors Sportsmen's Caucus (GSC) gathered for a reception in Washington, DC, hosted by the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF). Coinciding with the National Governors Association meeting in DC, this reception provided an opportunity for governors to spend an evening discussing relevant sportsmen's issues and successes within their states...

 

Northeastern Regional Suppressor Demonstration

On February 16, CSF co-hosted and attended the Northeastern Regional Suppressor Demonstration, sponsored and organized by the American Suppressor Association. Fifty legislators from the New Hampshire Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, as well as the Vermont Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus attended the demonstration... 

CSF Weighs in on Firearm Suppressors in New Hampshire and Vermont

Last week, bills on firearm suppressors were heard in committee in both New Hampshire (House Bill 500) and Vermont (House Bill 210); CSF's Northeastern States Director, Brent Miller, testified in favor of both... 

 

Iowa Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Habitat & Heritage Luncheon

On February 18, the Iowa Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus welcomed national and state-based sportsmen's group representatives, along with Iowa Department of Natural Resources staff, to a luncheon celebrating the many and varied benefits that our outdoor heritage provides to the state... 

 

Mississippi Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Fish Fry

Last week, the Mississippi Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted its 9th Annual Caucus Fish Fry in Jackson, Mississippi. The annual event brings together sportsmen-legislators, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) staff members, and numerous other stakeholders in the Mississippi conservation community...  

 

New Mexico Legislators Gather to Celebrate Outdoor Heritage

On February 23, members of the New Mexico Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus gathered at the Inn of the Governors for a reception to celebrate the Land of Enchantment's outdoor heritage. Upwards of 30 legislators from the Roundhouse - New Mexico's Capitol - stopped by the event to interact with members of the sportsmen's community...

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.