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Chairman Bishop Statement on Secretary Zinke's Sportsmen Directive


WASHINGTON, D.C., September 15, 2017 - Today, Chairman Rob Bishop issued the following statement in reaction to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke's secretarial order to promote outdoor recreation on federal lands. 

“Americans depend on reliable and affordable access to public lands to participate in outdoor sporting and recreational activities. Unfortunately, these lands are not being managed to facilitate consistent, open access. Today’s Secretarial Order to increase these opportunities strengthens the foundation of our country’s hunting and fishing heritage and helps ensure that sportsmen and women continue to enjoy access to our federal lands and waterways.”




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