SPRAWL, INFRASTRUCTURE, AND PRIVATE LAND CONSERVATION

Click the links below to read REP’s statements on these issues.

OP-EDS

Rail Overhaul, investment vital to Northeast corridor and nation, by Richard Stowe, a REP member in Connecticut, Philadelphia Inquirer, May 2008; reprinted in the New Haven (CT) Register and the Stamford (CT) Advocate

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SPEECHES

Land conservation is conservative, patriotic, and spiritual  given by REP President Martha Marks as the dinner speech to the Pennsylvania Land Trust Association, Lancaster, April 2005

 Is sprawl a conservative concern? given by REP President Martha Marks, Sustainable Dallas conference, May 2002

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REP’S OWN PUBLICATIONS

Why sprawl is a conservative issue, Part I and PART II by Michael E. Lewyn, a REP member, columnist, author, and associate professor at John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, The Green Elephant, summer and fall 2002

Is sprawl a Republican issue?  State Representative David J. Steil, a REP member, wrote this op-ed specifically for publication in The Green Elephant’s Gazette, the newsletter of the Pennsylvania Chapter of REP, fall 1999.

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