March 31, 2009

Agriculture Budget Restoration Vital. The Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee held a hearing on dramatic cuts recommended to the Department of Agriculture Budget by Gov. Rendell.
Matt Ehrhart, PA Director Chesapeake Bay Foundation, talks here about why increased funding, particularly to conservation districts, is vital to restoring water quality in Pennsylvania watersheds and the Chesapeake Bay. (click here for written testimony)
Watch these other videos from the hearing--
Matt Ehrhart, Chesapeake Bay Founding, full testimony
Brenda Shambaugh, PA Assn. of Conservation Districts, full testimony