House passes bipartisan public lands bill; next stop president’s desk

Smoky Mountains, Shiloh beneficiaries of funds

By: and - July 24, 2020 6:00 am
Hiking at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. (Photo: National Park Service)

Hiking at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. (Photo: National Park Service)

WASHINGTON — Major environmental legislation sailed through Congress Wednesday while the nation’s political leaders were stuck in intense negotiations over the contours of a fifth coronavirus relief package.

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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