Tag: Pittman-Robertson Act

  • NWTF opposes bill that would dismantle U.S. conservation funding system

    EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation is strenuously opposed to HR 8167, a bill introduced in the House of Representatives that removes the self-imposed excise tax on firearms, ammunition and archery equipment that funds the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act, also known as the Pittman-Robertson Act. Rep. Andrew Clyde (R-Ga.) introduced the […]

  • Grant will help expand public access opportunities on Nebraska’s private lands

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Public access opportunities for hunting and fishing on private lands will be expanded thanks to a grant awarded to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The $3 million grant was awarded through the 2020 Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program (VPA-HIP). In Nebraska, VPA-HIP funding, along with matching funds from the […]

  • Grant will help expand public access opportunities on Nebraska’s private lands

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Public access opportunities for hunting and fishing on private lands will be expanded thanks to a grant awarded to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The $3 million grant was awarded through the 2020 Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program (VPA-HIP). In Nebraska, VPA-HIP funding, along with matching funds from the […]

  • PITTMAN-ROBERTSON MODERNIZATION ACT PASSED BY THE HOUSE AND SENATE

    As you are aware, one of the legislative priorities that we have been working on for the past few years is the modernization of the Pittman-Robertson Act (H.R. 877).  Over the last few weeks, much effort, discussion and movement on the PR Modernization Bill has been occurring involving a host of partners.  Since passing out […]

  • House Committee Passes Two Top Priority Conservation Bills

    December 5, 2019 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Earlier today, the House Natural Resources Committee voted to pass the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act and the Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act on a strong bipartisan vote, two top priority pieces of legislation for the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF). Since the beginning of this Congress, CSF has worked to help […]

  • Boone and Crockett Club; Range Bill To Become Law

    MISSOULA, Mont. (April 30, 2019) – The U.S. House of Representatives has passed The Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act. The Senate passed the identical bill earlier in April and will be sent to President Trump for his expected signature to become law. Known as the Range Bill, this legislation was originally part of […]