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US Senate Procedural Vote Okays LWCF Reauthorization 99-1

An important first step was taken Feb. 5 when the US Senate approved a procedural vote that advanced a public lands package of legislation that included permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. The bill passed 99-1, was led by Montana Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester, and while additional congressional action is needed this first vote by the Senate is positive start in this Congress.

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