PUBLIC GROUP REQUESTS AUDIT OF FEDERAL GRANTS TO DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME

Posted on Jul 03, 2014 |

From: KDLG

"Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, or PEER, filed an official complaint with the US Department of Interior Office of Inspector General. PEER is a group of lawyers nationwide that advocate for the environment. The complaint says the state of Alaska is misusing Federal-Aid funding under the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to support Alaska’s predator management program. The Pittman-Robertson Act of 1937 enforced 11% tax on the wholesale price for long guns and ammunition and 10% of wholesale price for handguns.."

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