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U.S. Senators Tillis, Burr Support Wildlife Conservation Bill


Last updated 10/13/2021 at 11:17am

U.S. Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr are co-sponsoring the most significant wildlife conser-vation bill in nearly half a century, the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA), according to a N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission news release.

The bipartisan bill currently has 28 Senate co-sponsors and will devote $1.4 billion annually to locally-led efforts – includ-ing over $20 million to North Carolina – to help prevent extinctions and help at-risk wildlife species.

U.S. Representatives Rouzer (NC-7), Ross (NC-2), McHenry (NC-10), Price (NC-4), Manning (NC-6), Hudson (NC-8) a...

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