August 29, 2016

Conservation is Conservative

Bump Ahead: Transportation Bill Passes

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 […]

Sen. Scott Brown: Conservation is conservative video

Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA)

106 years of Conservation

“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 […]