The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By KATIE MCKALIP
Backcountry Hunters and Anglers 

CWD Research, Management Bill Introduced in Senate

 


Backcountry Hunters & Anglers applauded bipartisan legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate today that would address the growing problem of chronic wasting disease in wild cervid populations.

Sens. John Hoeven (R-ND) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced the Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act, a Senate companion to legislation passed by the House of Representatives last December with an overwhelming 393-33 vote. Original cosponsors of the Senate bill include Sens. Jon Tester (D-MT), Steve Daines (R-MT), Tina Smith (D-MN), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Roger Marshall (R-KS), Cindy...



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