OAK Letters and Policy Statements

OAK LETTERS AND POLICY STATEMENTS

E – Education
H – Community Health and Wellness
S – Environmental Stewardship

2017

September 25, 2017: Letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on the Every Kid in a Park program (E,H,S)

August 15, 2017: Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary George Ervin “Sonny” Perdue  (E,H,S)

July 19, 2017: OAK Testimony on S. 1522 (Every Kid Outdoors Act) prepared for the Senate Energy and Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on National Parks (E,H,S)

July 11, 2017: VIDEO: OAK Congressional Briefing on Every Kid Outdoors Act and FY18 Budget (E,H,S)

July 11, 2017: OAK policy pillars and fiscal year 2018 budget priorities leave behind (E,H,S)

July 7, 2017: OAK Federal Register Comments on the “Review of Certain National Monuments Established Since 1996” – Docket ID: DOI-2017-0002-0001 (S)

May 9, 2017: FY18 Letter to House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies (E,H,S)

May 9, 2017: FY18 Letter to House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Relates Agencies (H,S)

May 9, 2017: FY18 Letter to House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (H)

March 16, 2017: Letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (E,H,S)

2016

September 21, 2016: Letter to Congress on Every Kid in a Park program (E, H, S)

April 15, 2016: Written Testimony to the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies: FY 2017 Appropriations (E, H, S)

2015

November 13, 2015: OAK supports the Senate version (S. 1177) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (E)

April 21, 2015: Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) letter to Senator Murkowski and Senator Cantwell (H,S)

March 25, 2015: Written Testimony to the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies: FY 2016 Appropriations (E,H,S)

February 27, 2015: Every Kid in a Park thank you letter to President Obama (E,H)

February 27, 2015: No Child Left Inside Act of 2015 Sponsor thank you letter (E,H)

2014

September 9, 2014: OAK Advocacy Day leave behind (Healthy Kids Outdoors Act, No Child Left Inside Act, Public Lands Service Corps Act, Transportation Reauthorization) (E,H,S)

June 23, 2014: Letter to Congress on the Healthy Kids Outdoors Act of 2014 (E,H,S)

June 23, 2014: Great Outdoors America Week lobby leave behind (Healthy Kids Outdoors Act, No Child Left Inside Act, Public Lands Service Corps Act, Transportation Reauthorization)

May 23, 2014: Written Testimony to the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies: FY2015 Appropriations

January 8, 2014: OAK Letter to the White House in support of the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps

2013

June 25, 2013: Great Outdoors America Week lobby leave behind (Healthy Kids Outdoors Act, No Child Left Inside Act and the Public Lands Service Corps Act) (E,H,S)

June 4, 2013: Letter to Congress on the Public Lands Service Corps Act of 2013 (S)

March 1, 2013: Letter to Congress on Sequestration (E,H,S)

2012

February 13, 2012: Transportation Authorization Letter to Congress (H)

2010

June 30, 2010: OAK recommendations on the President’s America’s Great Outdoors initiative (E,H,S)

February 4, 2010: OAK Letter to First Lady Michelle Obama encouraging the incorporation of the outdoors into her Let’s Move campaign (H)

E – Education
H – Community Health and Wellness
S – Environmental Stewardship

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