News From the Front, March 24

Dear Readers: One of the Conservation District Administrators called NFTF “calm,” a word that I had not thought of as pertinent to any legislative process, even the first day. The Session is swirling with much uncalmness, a word that I may have just invented because it has that squiggly red line under it as I […]

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News From the Front, March 17

Never trust a dog to watch your food. Saint Patrick The week according to Jeff… Dear Readers: Happy St. Patrick’s Day! The green grass will be here at some point in the future, but today is a fun celebration of all things green and of all things Irish.  I thought about commenting on this week’s […]

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Tiberi goes to Washington

Attached please find MACD Policy Director Jeff Tiberi’s report to the districts on his August, 2015 trip to Washington, D.C. Report to the Districts DC August 2015

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News From the Front, April 24

“Have you thought of an ending?” “Yes, several, and all are dark and unpleasant.” “Oh, that won’t do! [Sessions]* ought to have good endings. How would this do: and they all settled down and lived together happily ever after?” “It will do well, if it ever came to that.” “Ah! And where will they live? That’s […]

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News From the Front, April 17

Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy. –Aristotle The media reports on the anger that […]

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News From the Front, April 10

Congratulations to Ann McCauley and her husband John on their new son! His name is Beck and he weighed 8’8″ at birth. This is the face he made when we asked if he wanted to work for MACD, starting next week. The Billion Word Building Researchers now say that the average number of words a […]

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News From the Front, April 3

“Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you. ” ― Pericles Someone asked us to provide more background information on who these people are that are quoted in NFTF. Just as we look to Supervisors who have lived on the land for decades, we also look […]

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News From the Front, March 27

Total number of Introduced Bills – 1158; Total number of Introduced and Unintroduced Bills – 2463   Another interesting week There were lots of activities this week. On Monday 23rd March two Aquatic Invasive Species bills (HB 525 and HB 553) were heard in front of the Senate Natural Resources Committee.

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