General Meeting 2015-01-12
7:12 Open meeting
7:20 Executive Report – President
Communicated with the media
Having a singular issue helps us as an organization stay focused
Helped coordinate 2 legislative workshops (Patchaug and Metacon)
7:21 Executive Report – Treasurer
Total Lit Donations: 627k
Total Lit Expenses: 564k
Remaining Lit Fund: 75k
7:23 Executive Report – Vice President
Helped scott with press releases
Updated social media/blog/website
Helped Ray with Legislative Workshop PPT
7:25 Coordinator Report – Membership
754 new this month
7:25 Coordinator Report – Events
Dinner coming up
Hunting and Fishing Show as well
Need volunteers for both
7:27 Coordinator Report – Legislative
Feb. 3rd session opened.
Special election time
Primaries – Jan 26th
7:30 Coordinator Report – Permit Issues
Some towns still adding additional requirements. Don’t fill it out, file an appeal (almost into 2018)
Constructive denial hearings are only about 4 month backlog.
Even if your firearms are confiscated, you can still sell them through an FFL. SCOTUS says you can’t be denied their value.
7:34 Special Guest – Former State Senator Len Suzio – District 13
Considering another run
7:43 Special Guest – Matt Maxwell – Candidate for US Congress 5th District
7:49 NRA Grassroots Field Coordinator Christian Ragosta
Chris Kulpadi is new CT State liason (lobbyist)
After executive orders from obama
Bloomberg outspent NRA 10 to 1 in Virginia and pro-2A candidate still won
Go to clubs, put on events. Get clubs involved. Bring new people into 2A communities.
8:00 Lawsuit Update
Shew v. Malloy has gotten an extension. Need Kolby v. O’Malley (MD) decision to include in filing.
8:03 Close of meeting