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Blunt’s Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Heads to United States Senate

FILE - In this March 5, 2021, file photo, Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., heads to the chamber as the Senate holds a voting marathon on the Democrats' $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that's expected to end with the chamber's approval of the measure, at the Capitol in Washington. Sen. Blunt says he will not seek a third term in the U.S. Senate. Blunt, who turned 71 in January, was widely expected to seek a third term in 2022. He made the surprise announcement in a video Monday, March 8, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite File)

(MISSOURINET) –  A wildlife conservation bill championed by Senator Roy Blunt is now ready for a vote in the full U-S Senate,

He calls the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act landmark legislation and it includes $1.3 billion in yearly funding for local conservation of more than 1200 species of wildlife and plants.

Blunt has worked closely with Senator Martin Heinrich of New Mexico to get this bill passed.
—And it has bipartisan support in the House as well.



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