Advocacy

Sample Letter to Congress: Full Funding for the PILT Program

It is critical for America's public lands counties that Congress work together to develop a bi-partisan, bi-cameral funding solution for the Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program. Please use this sample letter as a guide to urge your Representatives and Senators to fully fund PILT in FY 2018 and beyond.

About Jonathan Shuffield (Full Bio)

Associate Legislative Director – Public Lands and Liaison to the Western Interstate Region

Jonathan Shuffield serves as NACo’s Associate Legislative Director for Public Lands and Liaison to the Western Interstate Region, lobbying Congress on public lands issues including Payments In Lieu of Taxes, Secure Rural Schools, land management and endangered species.