Daily Archives: February 16, 2011

Nominate an outdoor hero, net $5,000 for their cause

L.L.Bean has launched the Outdoor Hero Award program. Selected heroes will receive a $500 L.L.Bean Gift Card and a commemorative award. A $5,000 contribution will be made in his or her name to the organization associated with the nomination. The heroes’ … Continue reading

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Date set for Rochester Transportation and Infrastructure Listening Session

Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Congressman John L. Mica (R-FL) is hosting listening sessions and other meetings around the country to inform the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s drafting of a long-term reauthorization of the nation’s surface transportation programs. The Committee is … Continue reading

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Funding for trails under attack

The House of Representatives will vote on legislation (H.R. 1) that would cut current spending by at least $100 billion below the President’s FY 2011 request. Here’s how H.R. 1 will affect trail funding. Land and Water Conservation Fund: The … Continue reading

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