The transportation package Congress passed June 29 is a mixed bag for conservation. The good news is the bill includes urgently needed National Flood Insurance Program reforms phasing out unfair, fiscally irresponsible rate policies that subsidize development of open space at high risk of flooding. The bill also requires dedicating to Gulf Coast restoration 80 […]
ConservAmerica applauds Senator Alexander for his common-sense conservatism in support of clean air. Check out the video, then Tweet @senalexander a thank-you!
“In the opening years of the 20th century, looters ran wild through the Southwest, pillaging cultural treasures left behind by the desert’s early inhabitants. To stop the theft, Congress passed the Antiquities Act, which President Theodore Roosevelt signed into law 106 years ago today (June 8).” Read more about this great GOP conservation accomplishment, from […]
On Tuesday (May 29), 32 House Republicans sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) urging his support for legislation protecting funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The legislation would require that $700 million of the funds dedicated to LWCF be spent for its conservation and recreation purposes in each of the […]