2002 BlueRibbon Coalition Congressional Scorecard

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by Michael Hardiman,
BRC Political Consultant, Washington D.C.

This is the BlueRibbon Coalition's first Congressional Scorecard. We are making this effort because, with elections coming up, you should know who your allies are in Congress on issues relating to recreational access.

The scorecard contains a listing of the members of the Senate and House of Representatives, with a score assigned to them based on selected votes cast and bills cosponsored. A total of four votes were chosen in the Senate and eight in the House.

Take a look at your Senators and Congressmen. If they scored 80% or above, then they are a Pro-Access Pioneer, supporting Americans' desire for recreational opportunities. If they scored 20% or below, then they are saddled with the Locked Gate Award, representing opposition to recreational access.

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Please tell us what you think! Is this a useful guide to Congress? (use the contact information below)

--Michael Hardiman is a BRC Political Consultant. For questions or comments on this article, he may be contacted through the BlueRibbon Coalition: 4555 Burley Drive, Suite A, Pocatello, ID, 83202. Phone: 208-237 1008, Fax: 208-237-9424. Email at: .

November 3, 2015 2:05 PM

POCATELLO, ID (November 3, 2015) -- Sharetrails.Org/BlueRibbon Coalition (BRC) is proud to announce the results of the recent BRC Board of Directors Election, which saw the re-election or election of three candidates to the BRC Board of Directors.

WILLIAM KAEPPNER of Ohio was re-elected to his seat. Additionally, please help us give a warm welcome to BRC's two newly elected members of the board, REBECCA ANTLE and MARK KINCART.

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