Sample Testiomonies

Public Comments Supporting Scenic Beauty

Below you will find a sampling of testimonies, public comments, and letters by Scenic America representatives, citizens, or experts to various regulatory or governmental bodies on scenic issues.  They are presented in PDF format and were all part of a public record, and thus made available to the public here.

If you are preparing your own testimony on a similar topic you may find some usefulness in reading these.  Before copying or quoting any testimony for use on your own, we strongly encourage you to research the current status of the subject matter for any changes or updates to legal, regulatory, or public opinion statements.

Scenic America Letter to the Mayor of Providence, RI regarding digital billboard conversion
November 16, 2020

Scenic America public comment to the Nebraska Department of Transportation encouraging the expansion of the National Scenic Byways Program Byways Program
October 29, 2020

Scenic America letter to San Jose City Council urging no additional digital or static billboard construction
July 20, 2020

Scenic America testimony to Louisiana House regarding a proposed moratorium on additional billboards
April 2019

Scenic America testimony to DC Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs regarding digital signage on the exterior of Nationals Park baseball stadium
November 14, 2016

Scenic America testimony to Maine legislature re: LD 1367, a bill to allow “off-premise” signs in Maine
April 26, 2011

Scenic America testimony to Maine legislature re: LD 1405, a bill to allow “on-premise” signs to be larger, taller, and farther from the business, and to allow digital signs to change more often

April 26, 2011

Scenic America testimony to D.C. City Council re: “Billboard Blight Removal Approval Resolution of 2009,” which would allow for more supergraphics in the city
February 18, 2010

Scenic America testimony to California State Assembly re: AB 109, a bill to impose a moratorium on new digital billboards in California for two years
March 17, 2009

Scenic America testimony to New Hampshire legislature re: a bill to ban digital billboards in New Hampshire
April 22, 2008

Scenic America testimony to Connecticut General Assembly re: Bill No.44, a bill to prohibit billboards on state-owned property

April 2008