ASA Policy Watch Updates

ACE Reauthorization Act Introduced in U.S. House of Representatives 

On the heels of its passage in the U.S. Senate last month, the America’s Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Reauthorization Act was introduced by Representatives Rob Wittman (R-VA), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Jen Kiggans (R-VA) and Mike Thompson (D-CA). The bipartisan legislation includes many provisions supporting the sportfishing industry and recreational anglers. 

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Guyas to Testify Before House Natural Resources Committee 

This Thursday, ASA’s Southeast Fisheries Policy Director, Martha Guyas, will testify before the House Natural Resources Committee on the importance of accurate data collection for proper management and conservation of marine fisheries. Following the announcement of the single-day South Atlantic red snapper season, she will focus on how the lack of credible data is harming recreational anglers and the sportfishing industry.  

Click the link below to watch the hearing live on Thursday, June 27, at 9:30 AM ET.  

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ASA Sustainability Toolkit Webinar #2

There’s still time to register for the second installment of the ASA Sustainability Toolkit webinar series on June 25 at 1:00 PM ET.

Join ASA and Emerger Strategies as we walk through the Sustainability Assessment Tool and discuss opportunities for businesses of all sizes to meet their short and long-term sustainability goals. 
Register Here

Bay Journal: To Thrive in the Chesapeake Bay, Striped Bass Need a Summer Vacation 

Fox 13 Tampa Bay: DeSantis Touts Historic Environmental Funding in Florida Keys Visit 

KATV: CCA and Partner Agencies Install 50th Artificial Reef 

Outdoor Wire: When Fishing Gets Too Good 

Tampa Bay Times: How Florida’s Amendment 2 Could Affect Hunting and Fishing 

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