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Pennsylvania: Governor Corbett Announces Nominations to the Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Governor Tom Corbett has nominated Charles Fox to serve as a member of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, and Rocco Ali to serve on the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

Pending confirmations by the Pennsylvania Senate, Fox will represent the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s 5th District, while Ali will represent the 2nd District of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

Both men are avid sportsmen, conservationists, and Life Members of the NRA who will do a great service to Pennsylvania.  We commend these nominations and encourage an expeditious confirmation by the Pennsylvania Senate.

Fox has devoted a lifetime of service to conservation, hunting heritage, and youth mentorship.  He has 47 years of experience as a Hunter Education Instructor, and 40 years of experience as a Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officer for the Pennsylvania Game Commission.  In addition to a plethora of outdoor and sportsman affiliations, he previously worked as a High School Assistant Principal in the Troy School District.

Ali is a well known activist for sportsmen’s issues in the Commonwealth.  He served as President of the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs and was an active member in several other outdoor and conservation organizations.  

The Game Commission is a state agency that manages wildlife resources for current and future generations of Pennsylvanians.  The mission of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is to manage and protect the Commonwealth’s aquatic resources, including the maintenance of meaningful access to waterways for hunters.


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Missouri: Permitless Carry Self-Defense Legislation Overwhelmingly Passes House, Headed to Senate

Today, the Missouri House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed House Bill 1468.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Oklahoma: Hunting with Suppressors Legislation Signed into Law

Yesterday, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed House Bill 2637 into law and it goes into effect immediately.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Connecticut: Anti-Gun Bills Expected for Floor Vote Tomorrow

One or both of the anti-gun bills, House Bill 5054 and House Bill 5623, may be called as early as tomorrow to go to the House floor for consideration by the full House of Representatives.  Both HB 5054 and ...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

California: Anti-Gun Bills Still Alive After Policy Committee Deadline

After a busy week of hearings, Friday April 22nd marked the deadline for bills with a fiscal note to be passed out of their respective policy committees. Bills not meeting this deadline are considered defeated ...


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Merrick Garland MUST NOT be confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Senate needs to hear from you TODAY that Merrick Garland MUST NOT be confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court.


Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Political Report | Disarmament Cloaked as "Common Sense"

Gun control advocates have been at their civilian-disarmament campaign for so long that astute observers will notice the same tactics and approaches returning time and again to the political landscape. When the American public rejects ...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Missouri: Urgent - Stand Your Ground Amendment to be Considered by Senate

Today, Missouri State Senator Kurt Schaefer (R-Columbia) amended Senate Bill 663 with critical self-defense language, known as Stand Your Ground.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Rhode Island: Wave of Gun Legislation Rolls Into the Ocean State

Tomorrow, April 26, the Senate Judiciary Committee will meet to consider a full agenda including over a dozen gun bills.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Hypocrisy on Firearms Enforcement? Congressman Beyer, Heal Thyself!

On April 11, U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer, Jr. (D-VA) rolled out his so-called ATF Enforcement Act, H.R. 4905 in an opinion piece in the Washington Post.  Beyer claimed hypocrisy on the part of NRA and other pro-gun advocates who ...


Friday, April 22, 2016

Professor: "How can I say I don't want to support students who are gun enthusiasts…"

More evidence that America’s institutions of higher education have given up any pretense of providing a bastion for the free exchange of ideas came this week in the form of a commentary published in the Chronicle ...


Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.