Senate Passes Landmark Public Lands Legislation

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On June 17th, the U.S. Senate passed the Great American Outdoors Act with a vote of 73 yays and 25 nays. Senate Bill 3422, or the Great American Outdoors Act accomplishes what hunters, anglers, and other conservationists (along with just about everybody from historical preservation groups, healthy-living advocates, veteran’s groups, watershed and floodplain managers, small business advocates, and so on) have been trying to do for decades now: permanently authorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and fund it for the full $900 million per year as was intended when Congress created the program in 1965.

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