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Senators Tester, Daines Help Rally LWCF FY20 Funding

Montana Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester are leaders within a Senate coalition to obtain full funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund in FY20.

Eight Senators are leading the bipartisan effort, which seeks an amendment to the Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Interior, Environment, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill to fully fund the LWCF for FY20. This same group of Senators has also introduced legislation to permanently fund the LWCF.

The MALT membership applauds Senators Tester and Daines for their steadfast commitment the LWCF program, funding levels, and projects.