RESTORE OUR PARKS AND PUBLIC LANDS ACT 2019
The Restore Our Parks Act aims to tackle the backlog by investing up to $13 billion in new funding derived from resource extraction on public lands and waters over the next 5 years. Already, the bill enjoys bipartisan support in both the House – with over 135 co-sponsors, and the Senate – with over 30 co-sponsors.
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Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Act 2019
Our national parks have not received the dedicated funding meant to address the significant issue of maintenance problems. Unmaintained trails, crumbling roads and outdated visitor center and other infrastructure are a serious problem.
Permanent, Full Funding for LWCF
Full funding of LWCF through this bill will ensure that our public lands remain economic drivers for rural and urban communities and ensure that future generations inherit and enjoy our public lands.
China 301 Tariffs on Outdoor Products
In an effort to compel the Chinese government to improve its protection of U.S. intellectual property, President Trump implemented a plan to substantially increase import tariffs — or taxes — on products sourced from China, including several from outdoor companies. Tariffs on more than $250 billion worth of products have been imposed to date.
Support Veterans’ Recovery Outdoors
Bi-partisan legislation has been introduced in the House and Senate to identify opportunities for the Department of Veterans Affairs to partner with other federal agencies and nonprofits to support the use of outdoor medical treatments and outdoor recreational therapy for veteran and determine barriers to providing veterans with those opportunities.
COLORADO OUTDOOR RECREATION & ECONOMY (CORE) ACT
Stakeholders from across Colorado, representing outdoor businesses, recreation groups, hunters and anglers, and conservationists each contributed elements to establish new wilderness areas, protect existing outdoor recreation opportunities and the benefits they provide to Colorado’s economy and Coloradans.
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Outdoor recreation is a powerful economic engine – download this report for detailed data from your congressional district.
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