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Blog — Omnibus Appropriations Bill

NWTF applauds passing of the Omnibus Appropriations Bill

NWTF Omnibus Appropriations Bill

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation is pleased at the passing of the 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill. Among many other funding issues, this bill contains forest management reform and fire funding solution provisions that the National Forests so direly need. These provisions provide budget relief to the USDA Forest Service by capping the amount of wildfire funding that must come from its annual budget and supplying disaster funding to make up the difference. This will free up funding to address other forest management and recreation priorities of the agency. Additionally, the provisions provide measures that will expedite active...

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