Budget cuts hurting sportsmen

Budget cuts hurting sportsmen — I guess sportsmen have a lot to be thankful for over this long Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend, what with the extremely liberal hunting and fishing seasons we enjoy. Where else but in New York State can you hunt deer four months out of the year and where else but in the Empire State can you catch such a large variety of fresh and saltwater fish that inhabit state waters? If there is a better state, I’m not aware of it. Even the cost of a hunting and fishing license is in line — if not lower — than most states. And while I wouldn’t go as far as declaring that cost a bargain, it certainly falls within most sportsmen’s...

Tea Party, NRA, Influenced Voters

Tea Party, NRA, Influenced Voters — More voters listened for the message of the tea party than any other group leading up to the recent midterm elections, according to a recent poll conducted by Zogby International for The O’Leary Report.  The poll also found that a sizeable percentage of voters listened for the National Rifle Association’s message as well. The poll was conducted Nov. 12-15 of 2,062 voters and has a margin-of-error of 2.2 percentage...

Schneiderman’s Transition Team

Schneiderman’s Transition Team — AG-elect Eric Schneiderman announced his transition team today, tapping a diverse group of legal minds – including one of his Democratic primary opponents, Eric Dinallo – to help guide him as he prepares to take over from departing AG/Governor-elect Andrew...

Henry’s 101st birthday

Past President and long-time director Henry Ristau will celebrate his 101st birthday on November 16.  He has devoted his life to the Association and without his dedication there wouldn’t even be a NYSRPA.  Birthday greetings can be sent to him at...

Sportsmen hope Goodell sticks to his word

Sportsmen hope Goodell sticks to his word — The results are in. The newly elected Assemblyman Andrew Goodell hit the campaign trail hard as did his opponent Nancy Bargar. Both candidates attended meetings of the Chautauqua County Federation of Sportsmen before the election. Both were asked how they would vote, when the time comes, on the Chautauqua County Rifle Bill, which has been held up in the Assembly for years. Goodell went on record as saying he would support it if he is...
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