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Topic Review (Newest First)
09-01-2009 04:55 PM
93yjsplash I am glad you guys are interested in this it makes me happy to see people that let the government know what they think
07-08-2009 02:59 AM
1BLKJP Great to see someone else posting this information on here other than me.

I've already sent a well worded letter off on this subject based on how much I wheel in Glamis and Johnson Valley every year. I urge the rest of you to also get involved.
07-07-2009 11:13 PM
turdhurdler
OHV Funds Issue

Urgent! - Raid on OHV Funds Planned Again!

CORVA has received word that there will be another run on the OHV Trust Fund, this time aimed at the Grants Program that funds OHV recreation on federal lands. We all know that 80% of OHV recreation in California occurs on federal lands, most of it paid for with California OHV funds.

Please take a few moments to fax and email Governor Schwarzenegger to voice your objection to this raid on our funds.

SEND BOTH A FAX AND EMAIL - please do this today!

Sample Letter below – Please use this to draft your own! `
________________________________________

July 1, 2009

Dear Governor Schwarzenegger:

As a resident of the State of California I understand the gravity of the budget
crisis and the difficulty of finding ways to resolve it. I feel very strongly
that what is needed is long term solution, not temporary measures that only put
off dealing with the problem.

I understand that our State Parks are in need of funding and that measures to
redirect funds from the OHV Division to the Parks are being considered. I would like to point out that OHV funds are held in the Fuel Tax Trust Fund. Recent
court cases have upheld the need for repayment if these funds are borrowed and used for anything other than the intended purposes.

OHV recreation areas on federal land are among the most popular in California
and receive millions of visits each year. OHV facilities on federal land such as the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area are for the most part funded by OHV
Trust Fund dollars. The Oceano Dunes and other State Vehicular Recreation Areas are some of the most visited parks in the state. Redirecting funds from these areas to other less visited areas will leave millions of Californians with
nowhere to go.

The State of California has already borrowed $90M from the Trust Fund. The OHV Trust Fund has already contributed more than its fair share. To borrow more
from the Fund is not a solution to the budget problem, only a short term fix.

I urge you to avoid redirecting OHV funds to any other purpose.

Sincerely,

Name
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Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
State Capitol Building
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-445-2841
Fax: 916-558-3160 (new number)
Email address: governor@governor.ca.gov

Assemblymember Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa), Chair
Phone: (916) 319-2007
Fax: (916) 319-2107
assemblymember.evans@assembly.ca.gov

Assemblymember Bob Blumenfield (D-Woodland Hills)
Phone: (916) 319-2040
Fax: (916) 319-2140
Assemblymember.blumenfield@assembly.ca.gov

Assemblymember Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles
Phone: (916) 319-2045
Fax: (916) 319-2145
Assemblymember.deLeon@assembly.ca.gov

Assemblymember Roger Niello (R-Sacramento)
Phone: (916) 319-2005
Fax: (916) 319-2105
Assemblymember.niello@assembly.ca.gov

Assemblymember Jim Nielsen (R-Biggs)
Phone: (916) 319-2002
Fax: (916) 319-2102
assemblymember.nielsen@assembly.ca.gov

Senator Denise Ducheny (D-San Diego)
Phone: (916) 651-4040
Fax: (916) 327-3522
Senator.ducheny@sen.ca.gov

Senator Bob Dutton (R-Rancho Cucamonga)
Phone: (916) 651-4031
Fax: (916) 327-2272
Senator.dutton@sen.ca.gov

Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco)
Phone: (916) 651-4003
Fax: (916) 445-4722
Senator.leno@senate.ca.gov

Senator Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach)
Phone: (916) 651-4027
Fax: (916) 327-9113
Senator.lowenthal@sen.ca.gov

Senator Mimi Walters (R-Laguna Hills)
Phone: (916) 651-4033
Fax: (916) 445-9754
Senator.Walters@sen.ca.gov

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