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The Background


Due to the failures of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), Chairman Rob Bishop introduced the Protecting America’s Recreation and Conservation (PARC) Act as a solution. The PARC Act cuts is a common-sense bill to modernize the LWCF to better serve the needs of States, counties, and cities, to ensure greater recreational opportunities for the public, and to restore the true intent of the law.


The PARC Act


To learn more about the PARC Act, read below or CLICK HERE:

To read the discussion draft, click HERE.

In the Media


In early November 2015, The Wall Street Journal editorial board published an article about the breakdown of LWCF, revealing that funds are used for eminent domain projects and extensive federal land grabs. Read the full article HERE.

In an interview on with Tim Farley, host of The Morning Briefing on POTUS Sirius XM radio, Chairman Bishop explained how the LWCF has been hijacked by special interests to become a "slush fund." Listen to the full interview below.

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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 220, H.R. 1411 and Discussion Draft of the "Bureau of Reclamation Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act"
Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans | 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515
Legislative Hearing on the RECLAIM Act
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources | 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515
Legislative Hearing on Four Bills
Subcommittee on Federal Lands | 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515
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