NEWS

August
7, 2020

Great American Outdoors Act will help restore public lands in Idaho

The Great American Outdoors Act is a bipartisan bill that President Trump signed into law this week. The piece of legislation will provide $9.5 billion over the next five years to the national parks for some long overdue maintenance projects. “Trails have fallen into disrepair, roads have fallen apart, and facilities from hotels and visitors centers…

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August
5, 2020

President Trump signs Great American Outdoors Act into law

The Great American Outdoors Act was signed into law Tuesday morning, which will fund improvements to national parks across the country. The bi-partisan bill passed the U.S. house of Representatives in July by a vote of 310-107. The act will allocate around $9 billion to park maintenance over the next five years. In addition to funding park…

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August
5, 2020

UPDATED: Simpson Lauds Trump for Signing New Act to Preserve Public Lands and Parks

  President Donald Trump signed into law the Great American Outdoors Act the morning of Aug. 4. In a statement issued by Rep. Mike Simpson, the Idaho congressman who helped lead the bill to clearing the House of Representatives by more than 300 votes, the signing was described as “a historic day for public lands…

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August
5, 2020

Trump signs Simpson-backed conservation bill

A bill to permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund, a longtime priority of U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson, is now law. President Donald Trump held a signing ceremony at the White House on Tuesday to sign the Great American Outdoors Act, which will guarantee real funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund of…

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