Statements about Recreation
Milwaukee County has "a parks capital budget that’s bigger than it’s been in the last 10 years."
"You have to get a license to fish on our beaches."
Says President Barack Obama "has taken 92 days of vacation since he was sworn in," compared to 367 for President George W. Bush at the same point in his presidency.
"There is no planned air-conditioned restaurant out on the Lens."
Says that when the Rolling Stones performed in an Austin park, they paid $25,000 to the nearby city of Rollingwood "for one night of inconvenience."
"18 percent of our land in our state right now is either federally, state or county owned for conservation purposes."
"In 2010, everybody said you can't dare let guns go into the national parks, and of course the rapes, murders, robberies and assaults are down about 85 percent since we did that."
Says Texas lawmakers in 2011 ordered school districts to test every student on their respiratory system and weight.
"Even Roger Williams National Memorial in my home state of Rhode Island attracted nearly 51,000 visitors in 2011, with non local visitors adding more than $3.2 million to the local economy."
A proposed ban on hollow-point bullets and bullets that expand upon impact "essentially bans deer hunting."
"Semi-automatic weapons, whether pistol or rifle, were designed for use by the military on the battlefield."
"Even hunters are restricted from using large capacity magazines: there is a five cartridge limit for large game hunting, and three for bird hunting."
"More Tennesseans have hunting and fishing licenses than vote."
Says "Oregon is one of only three states that allow the use of gillnets on inland waters."
Says Barack Obama has played nearly 100 rounds of golf as president.
"Scott Walker has a plan to privatize state lands" and "wants to sell our deer to the highest bidder."
Says Barack Obama has played over 90 rounds of golf as president.
Says Lake Erie contains more native fish than all the other Great Lakes combined.
Proposed fees for Rhode Island beaches will still be "less than some of the town beaches."
"We currently have one guy who is in charge of painting the entire Milwaukee County parks system."
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