B.A.S.S. was among several outdoor organizations that petitioned Washington to exempt Sport Fish Restoration funds from sequestration.
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You can make a difference in getting legislation passed that will increase fishing access, conserve fish habitat and improve fishery management.
Two major bass fishing conservation issues -- access and lead bans -- are on the table in the Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012. B.A.S.S. and 39 other outdoors organizations have signed on in support of it.
The U.S. Senate passed a measure yesterday that would facilitate the restoration of the Gulf Coast after the 2010 oil spill.
In a letter to Senate leaders, hunters and anglers praise elements of the SAFE Act that would enable responsive management of fish and wildlife populations.
The Barrasso-Heller amendment would undermine Army Corps authority to enforce Clean Water Act, eroding water quality and diminishing valuable fish and wildlife habitat.