Press Release of Senator Crapo
SENATE APPROVES INTERIOR FUNDING
Crapo applauds inclusions for Idaho’s water and lands
Contact: Susan Wheeler (202) 224-5150
Washington, DC –Idaho Senator Mike Crapo voted in favor of the Senate Interior Appropriations bill approved today, that will provide support to improve on Idaho’s lands and natural resources, including $1 million for a strategic plan to manage Idaho’s noxious weeds. The bill also includes funding for wildlife recovery and lands conservation projects throughout the state at places like Mica Creek and the Upper/South Fork Snake River. “I am pleased the Senate was able to pass this bill so that we can fulfill our responsibility in maintaining Idaho’s pristine lands and resources,” Crapo said. “The funding of this bill provides will further progress and preserve Idaho’s lands, water, and habitats that create its unique landscape, while also providing for Idaho’s ranchers and agriculturalists.” The bill will now go to a conference committee to reconcile differences between the Senate-passed version and the House-passed version.
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