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Bipartisan LAKES Act introduced in The House

by American Sportfishing Association 9 Jan 17:45 UTC
Bipartisan LAKES Act introduced in The House © American Sportfishing Association

Representatives Bruce Westerman (R-AR), Steve Womack (R-AR), and Jared Huffman (D-CA), recently introduced the Lake Access Keeping Economies Strong (LAKES) Act (H.R. 6906).

This bipartisan, bicameral bill - companion to legislation introduced in 2023 by Senators Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) - would improve outdoor recreation facilities in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)-managed areas, provide new opportunities for public-private investments, and give local districts more flexibility to reinvest their resources.

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