Hunters should be keeping an eye on the House-Senate energy conference as it contains several provisions important to sportsmen and outdoor enthusiasts.
For the second week in a row the Hearing Protection Act was the second most viewed on Congress.gov. Visit their blog to see updates on the bill’s status.
Backcountry Hunters & Anglers condemned ongoing efforts by members of Congress to cater to special interests that contradict the will of public lands users, including sportsmen.
Call Your U.S. Representative’s Chief of Staff and insist that Congress act on the Energy Conference report that contains the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act.
On Nov 4, 2016, F.A.I.R. Trade Group received a response from the State Department’s DDTC to our request for clarification of the congressional notification.
Congressional elections are particularly critical this year, as a shift in the U.S. Senate is a real possibility.
Anti gun Democrats acted nothing like a deliberative body. In fact, these soap opera antics were an outgrowth of the sit-in staged on the House floor…
On October 5, thirty-four of the nation’s leading hunting, angling and conservation organizations sent a letter to Senate and House Energy bill (S. 2012) conferees in strong support…
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA)
Whitfield was strongly rebuked by the House Ethics Committee on July 14, 2016 for the special access & treatment accorded his wife, Constance Harriman, a registered lobbyist for HSUS.
As most of you are aware, the Arms Export Control Act requires the State Department to certify to Congress proposed exports of ITAR-controlled defense articles when an export license…..
Democrats in Congress are demanding an immediate vote on gun control following the recent shootings.
We will not compromise on any attempt to restrict American civil rights, including Second Amendment rights, without due process of law…
Sportsmen must call their U.S. Representative in support of the SHARE Act as soon as possible. Tell them H.R. 2406 includes the top priorities of the hunting, fishing, trapping and…..
Today, President Obama unveiled his final budget proposal, a $4.1-trillion total ask for fiscal year 2017, which includes proposed increases for conservation projects across the country.
Over the weekend Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-MS) about his push to censure Obama over executive gun control, said, “If the Second Amendment goes down, all our rights go down.”
Jeff Knox decries push to use new secret government list to deny firearm rights…
Picking a hot button topic like “assault weapons” is a great way to distract gun owners from more immediate and achievable threats.
An omnibus budget deal released by Congress early this morning increases agency funding and includes a measure that reauthorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund – but for only three years.
As we near the National Park Centennial, Congress is considering an amendment that would open our national parks to natural gas pipelines.
Shortly after 2:30 a.m. today, the U.S. Senate passed a two-year bipartisan budget agreement that will permit a modest reinvestment in important programs through fiscal year 2017 and lift the…..
On October 9th, we reported on a partisan gun control rally on the Capitol steps that sought to exploit recent tragedy and loss to build momentum for a longstanding agenda.
A bristling hostility to today’s establishment has arisen, in the GOP Congress, the country, and the presidential race…
In advance of a U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing on Western and Alaska water legislation on Thursday, a coalition of conservation and sportsmen’s groups are urging…..
With expiration of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund only hours away, American sportsmen are converging on Capitol Hill to urge members of Congress to prioritize reauthorization of…..
If you’d like to see how irrelevant and out of touch the typical D.C. debate about “amnesty” for illegal aliens can be, I suggest you watch this video of a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing this…..
On Thursday, June 11, the House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee will vote on H.R. 2647, the “Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015.”
District Attorney Trent Kelly won the special election to fill Mississippi’s first congressional seat which was vacated by the untimely passing of Representative Alan Nunnelee.
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) has introduced a bill to modernize certain aspects of interstate firearms commerce.
House lawmakers from the Committee on Natural Resources will meet tomorrow to discuss the states’ management role in sage-grouse conservation efforts.
My wife and I have prayed and talked about jumping into the political arena for some time. It’s not an easy decision, and the next two years will significantly change our lives….
Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.) tweeted a picture of himself and Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C) holding an AR-15. Rep. Buck later reported that the photo was taken in his Capitol Hill House office.
More than 100 hunting, fishing, and conservation organizations, including the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, the National Wild Turkey Federation, Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever……..
Eighteen of the top sportsmen’s groups in the United States penned a letter to leading appropriators in Congress supporting the swift completion of the EPA’s process to protect Bristol Bay from…….
Polaris Industries Inc., the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today launched new tools to urge U.S. Representatives to co-sponsor H.R. 999, The RIDE (ROV In-Depth Examination) Act…
A diverse coalition representing more than 1,200 groups dedicated to balanced natural resources policy urged congressional leaders to implement a 2-percent increase in funding for key programs.
This week, a diverse group of voices representing business, conservation, the faith community and affected cities and towns will speak out about the importance of clean water.
With the 114th U.S. Congress having launched Jan. 3 2015, it’s time we the people step up and hold our representatives’ political feet to the fire in order to see real, demonstrable change…
The Wildfire Disaster Funding Act has been introduced to the 114th Congress by Reps. Mike Simpson of Idaho and Kurt Schrader of Oregon.
The Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus has announced the new bipartisan leadership for the recently seated 114th Congress…