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ARRA’s Washington Newsletter is published monthly with a summary of the critical issues that affect your access to public lands. Sign up today if you’d like to receive the newsletter in your e-mail box!

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Washington Newsletter – February 2017
February 3, 2017

In this issue: Cabinet Selections; Reading the Fine Print – The Future of the Forest Service; Is the LWCF in trouble?; National Monuments; Two for One; and Whirlwind

Washington Newsletter – January 2017
January 6, 2017

In this issue: Happy New Year; Trump’s Cabinet; First One-Hundred Days of the 115th Congress; President Obama and New Monument Designations; and A New Agenda

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Recent Action Alerts

ARRA frequently calls on its supporters to contact state and federal officials or their Members of Congress about issues that affect access to public lands. Below is a list of ARRA’s recent Action Alerts. Be sure to submit your comments on alerts that are marked “active” as your help is still needed on these issues! Please bear in mind that this is a comprehensive list of alerts, meaning that some alerts may only be commented on by people who live in a particular state or district. Please join ARRA to receive emails allowing you to timely comment to state and federal officials or your Members of Congress and help secure public lands access!

Ask Congress to Oppose Prohibitive Tariffs on Certain European Motorcycles
February 6, 2017

ARRA members are being asked to contact their Members of Congress to oppose prohibitive tariffs on certain European motorcycles.

U.S. Trade Action Could Lead to Prohibitive Tariffs on Certain European Motorcycles
January 24, 2017

The U.S. Trade Representative is (Again) Considering Tariffs on Agricultural Products that Could Inappropriately Impact a Segment of Motorcycles Imported from Europe

Support Legislation to Limit the President’s Authority to Designate Massive National Monuments
January 9, 2017

ARRA Members are being asked to email their Senators in support of S. 33, the Improved National Monument Designation Process Act

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Other News

It’s That Time of Year Again – Nominate Outstanding RTP Projects for a CRT Award!
February 17, 2017

Once again ARRA is participating in the Coalition for Recreational Trails annual awards for stellar projects that utilized Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funding. Below is the letter from CRT with details. Dear Trail Enthusiast: The Coalition for Re …

Interior Secretary Nominee Supports Bigger Role for States in National Monument Designation
January 18, 2017

In Confirmation Hearing Interior Secretary Nominee Ryan Zinke Signals Incoming Administration Will Review Recent Massive Designations Made by President Obama

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About ARRA

Americans for Responsible Recreational Access (ARRA) was formed to ensure that Americans are not arbitrarily denied the right to responsibly experience and enjoy the public lands that belong to the citizens of the United States. The members of ARRA, which include horseback riders, personal watercraft users, off-highway vehicle and snowmobile riders, and vacationing families, have joined together to provide input on decisions regarding land use designation, recreation opportunities, and preservation. Its members seek responsible consideration of competing activities, which are based on sound environmental principles.

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