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Continued Community Action Needed

| May 14, 2017
Continued Community Action Needed

We are again asking you to please write a letter to Senator Flake, even if you have already done so. We need to once more show our concern for the continued and sustainable funding of Secure Rural Schools. Attached is a recent letter sent by Chairwoman Archuleta.

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Continued Action Needed

| May 8, 2017
Continued Action Needed

It is important to contact Senator Jeff Flake, even if you have already done so, and express thoughts and concerns relating to the renewal and sustainability of SRS or Secure Rural Schools. ​Also please send a copy to his Natural Resources Policy Adviser. All of this is important as Senator Flake is a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee.

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Community Action Needed to Re-Authorize Secure Rural Schools

| April 29, 2017
Community Action Needed to Re-Authorize Secure Rural Schools

For over 100 years, the federal government has shared 25 percent of federal forest revenues with counties to compensate them for federal ownership of forest lands that cannot be taxed at the local level, but these revenue-sharing payments are no longer even sufficient to cover the services that must be provided. And now there seems to be a drop in these funds and perhaps even elimination!

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Counties Secure Federal Land Funding but SRS Funds Still a Question for 2015

| January 2, 2015
Counties Secure Federal Land Funding but SRS Funds Still a Question for 2015

January 01, 2015 5:30 am  •  EMERY COWAN Sun Staff Reporter As the new year begins and Coconino County begins to build its annual budget, the county can erase the question mark beside at least one chunk of federal money. Congress fully funded the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program in two end-of-year must-pass […]

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Secure Rural Schools Program – What’s Next?

| December 29, 2014
Secure Rural Schools Program – What’s Next?

  Spending Bill Ends Rural School Fund By Tim Marema Since 2000 the federal government has helped counties that relied on the timber industry to make up some of their local education funding. But that program received no money in the end-of-year spending package Congress just approved. The trillion dollar spending package that Congress passed […]

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Secure Rural Schools Program – What’s Next?

| December 18, 2014
Secure Rural Schools Program – What’s Next?

Spending Bill Ends Rural School Fund By Tim Marema Since 2000 the federal government has helped counties that relied on the timber industry to make up some of their local education funding. But that program received no money in the end-of-year spending package Congress just approved. The trillion dollar spending package that Congress passed Saturday […]

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Secure Rural Schools Reauthorized through Fiscal Year 2014

| October 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Secure Rural Schools Reauthorized through Fiscal Year 2014

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors applauded the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives for approving an extension of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act (SRS) through Fiscal Year 2014.

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