Public policies & research

Deb Smith, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, Steve Balboni


Deb Smith, Senator Angus King, Steve Balboni

Advocacy is one of the most important services we provide to our members. Our public policy team works every day to represent public parks and recreation at the federal level by fighting for funding and legislation that improves access to open space and recreational opportunities for all people.


2015 Legislative Platform

Federal Transportation Policy

Child Nutrition Act/ Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

Land and Water Conservation Fund