Date: 5/9/18 8:57 am From: David Provencher via CTBirds <ctbirds...> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Please take action for public lands today
Thanks Patrick, this is very important. I'm on it and I deeply hope many others in this group will do the same.
Dave Provencher Preston
On Wed, May 9, 2018, 11:51 AM Patrick Comins via CTBirds < <ctbirds...> wrote:
> Apologies for the short notice: > > A LEGISLATIVE ACTION ALERT FROM THE CONNECTICUT AUDUBON SOCIETY > The Legislative session in Hartford ends TODAY but there's one more > important action we're asking you to take. > A really crucial bill, called SJ 35, "Resolution proposing an Amendment to > the State Constitution to Protect Real Property Held or Controlled by the > State," may well die in the State House of Representatives, ending a long > effort to permanently protect state-owned conservation lands. > Our friends at the Connecticut Forest and Parks Association prepared > something that we are simply going to quote. > Here's what to do. (Please do it this morning - don't even wait 'til this > afternoon. We'll let you know the results as soon as we know): > First, go to the attached link ( > https://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/cgabillstatus/cgabillstatus.asp...< > https://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/cgabillstatus/cgabillstatus.asp?selBillType=Bill&which_year=2018&bill_num=sj+35> > ) > to see if your State House member is one of the 75 co-sponsors of SJ 35. > If they ARE co-sponsors, then please email or call with the following > message: > > "Dear State Representative ____________, > Thank you for being a co-sponsor of SJ 35, "Resolution proposing an > Amendment to the State Constitution to Protect Real Property Held or > Controlled by the State," which passed the Senate on Monday unanimously > (35-0). > > As your constituent, I urge you to take action in your caucus today to 1) > bring SJ 35 to the Floor of the House for a vote, and 2) oppose any > amendments proposed to the resolution. > > I want the opportunity to vote at the ballot box in November on this > important issue, so please take action within your caucus to bring SJ 35 to > the floor for a vote in the House before the session ends tonight. > > Sincerely, > Your Name/Town" > > If they are NOT co-sponsors, please email or call with the following quick > message: > "Dear State Representative __________, > > I want to make sure you know that I care about the future of Connecticut' > public lands, and I hope you will do everything you can to bring SJ 35 to > the floor for a vote before the session ends. SJ 35, "Resolution proposing > an Amendment to the State Constitution to Protect Real Property Held or > Controlled by the State," passed the Senate on Monday unanimously (35-0). > > I want the opportunity to vote at the ballot box in November on this > important issue, so please take action within your caucus to 1) bring SJ 35 > to the floor for a vote in the House, and 2) oppose any amendments proposed > to the resolution. > > Sincerely, > Your Name/Town" > > Thank you again! We'll let you know how it goes > > > Patrick M. Comins > Executive Director > > 314 Unquowa Road > Fairfield, CT 06824 > 203-259-0416 x107 > www.ctaudubon.org<http://www.ctaudubon.org/> > Follow us on Twitter<https://twitter.com/CTAudubon> > Like us on Facebook< > https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Connecticut-Audubon-Society/157272804378761?ref=tn_tnmn > > > > _______________________________________________ > This list is provided by the Connecticut Ornithological Association (COA) > for the discussion of birds and birding in Connecticut. > For subscription information visit > http://lists.ctbirding.org/mailman/listinfo/ctbirds_lists.ctbirding.org > _______________________________________________ This list is provided by the Connecticut Ornithological Association (COA) for the discussion of birds and birding in Connecticut. For subscription information visit http://lists.ctbirding.org/mailman/listinfo/ctbirds_lists.ctbirding.org