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Legislative Hotlist: January 31, 2023

What. A. Week. Let’s start with a huge thank you to everyone who attended our Legislative Kickoff Reception at Bourbon last Tuesday. My New York Smash was a revelation, and I enjoyed connecting with legislators and conservationists from around the…

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Legislative Hotlist: January 24, 2023

The second week of session is in the books! We’ve been working hard on getting our legislative priorities off to a good start and I’m feeling encouraged! Don’t forget to check out our bill tracking page, where we’re continuing…

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Legislative Hotlist: January 17, 2023

Week one of session has come to a close—with the inauguration ceremony and the Governor’s Ball, we had a slow start. For that reason, I thought I’d revive my history degree and do a deep dive into the historical significance…

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Legislative Hotlist: January 9, 2023

Hey there! January 10th starts off a brand new session and it is full of opportunity and possibilities. Your CVSC team is raring to go and I am especially excited to be back in the lobby, fighting for our land,…

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Hotlist: Energy Policy Update

Hey there, it has been a while! The General Assembly isn’t in session, but they’ve still been busy. Over the last few months, the House and Senate have both been meeting in various committees to talk about an extremely complex…

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Hotlist: Post Sine Die Update!

Your friendly government relations team wanted to update you on what has happened since Sine Die. In May we left session with several bills still in negotiation and a resolution that carved out time to resolve them. The House and…

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It’s a Wrap

Clang, Clang: it’s sine die, friends! This marks the end of the second Year of a two-Year session. Unless a bill was included in the sine die resolution,…

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The Final Countdown

First things first – thank you all for a wildly successful Conservation Coalition Lobby Day and Oyster Roast! I had a ton of fun and you showed the General Assembly how important conservation is to voters. I’m already looking forward…

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Only 9 Legislative Days Left!

  Session is coming to a close and things are starting to get… interesting. Let’s jump in! The Lay of the Land: We’ve got nine legislative days left at the end of this two…

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Money Woes?

Last week, the House was on furlough and the Senate sat in perfunctory session Wednesday and Thursday – it was almost relaxing! That languor won’t last, so let’s jump in. Where’d all that money go? The full Senate…