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Congress Increases Agency Funding, Passes Stop-gap LWCF Measure in Late-night Budget Deal

Fiscal Year 2016 spending bill an early Christmas gift for sportsmen WASHINGTON - 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.

Hunting and Angling Groups Pleased Omnibus Allows Clean Water Rule to Move Forward

December 16, 2015 (Washington)—Today, congressional negotiators unveiled a spending bill for the coming year. America’s hunting and angling groups are pleased to see that the bill does not include a rider to block or delay a rule restoring Clean Water Act protections to smaller streams and adjacent wetlands.

IMPORTANT OCKLAWAHA RIVER STRIPED BASS NEWS FROM CALENDAR YEAR 2015

SINCE 2010 I have tirelessly advocated for the re-establishment of a By-God naturally reproducing population of striped bass in a restored to free-flowing again 56-mile length Ocklawaha River -- Source to the Sea, from its Silver Springs supreme headwater to the St. Johns River estuary.