Tag Archives: LAKES Act

Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing highlights LAKES Act

In June, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, held a hearing that reviewed the Fiscal Year 2024 Budget Request for agencies under its purview, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) – a leading provider of public recreation opportunities. The hearing emphasized the need for proper funding to maintain USACE managed lands, ...

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Senate introduces legislation to improve outdoor recreation funding

Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND), member of the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM), member of the Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Committee, introduced recently the Lake Access Keeping Economies Strong (LAKES) Act. This bipartisan bill addresses several priority areas for the recreational boating and fishing industry and would improve outdoor recreation facilities in U.S. Army ...

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