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Press Releases - 2019:

U.S. House Natural Resources Committee Passes Landmark Wildlife Conservation Bill Out of Committee - December 9, 2019

Texas Alliance for America's Fish and Wildlife Press Release - July 15, 2019


News stories published by state and national media outlets - 2019 (116th Congress):

TX Wildlife Funding Conservation at Stake in New Bill - December 3, 2019

Austin-American Statesman - Scientists Work to Boost the population of the beloved Texas horned lizard - October 11, 2019

Paris New - Congress considering bipartisan wildlife act - August 1, 2019

The Orange Leader - Bill aims to protect hundreds of Texas wildlife species - July 29, 2019

Waco Tribune-Herald - Outdoors: Preserving nature goes across the aisle - July 20, 2019

Texas Standard - Recovering America's Wildlife Act Could Bring Texas Millions for At-Risk Species - July 18, 2019

Cherokee County - Conservationist explains importance of legislation to protect wildlife in Texas - July 18, 2019

KXAN Austin - Texas could gain millions in federal funding to help at-risk fish and wildlife - July 17, 2019

My High Plains Amarillo - Texas could gain millions in federal funding to help at-risk fish and wildlife - July 17, 2019

Leon County Today - Game-changing, bipartisan wildlife legislation introduced in Congress - July 16, 2019

The Wildlife Society Backs Reintroduced Recovering America's Wildlife Act 


News stories - 2018 (media coverage from 115th Congress):

Fox 4 News - Lone Star Adventure: Recovering America's Wildlife Act - November 2018

Plot Twist: Congress Is Considering A Law That Could Protect Hundreds More Birds 

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Magazine - Saving Species Sooner - August/September 2018

Lufkin Daily News Editorial - Conservation: Gohmert, other lawmakers should support Recovering America's Wildlife Act - June 12, 2018

Brownsville, Texas KVEO - Conservation Groups Call for Action to Restore Wildlife - April 13, 2018

Public News Service - Report: Many Wildlife Species at Increased Risk of Extinction - March 30, 2018

USA Today - Endangered animals could get life-saving boost - March 12, 2018 

Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Wanted: People who care about wildlife. Bring $63 million. - February 23, 2018

Dallas Morning News - How Texas can protect native species without restricting business growth - February 15, 2018


Recovering America's Wildlife Act, H.R. 3742, Cosponsor List 

181 national bipartisan cosponsors, including sponsor Debbie Dingle [D-MI-12] and lead cosponsor Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE-1].

This also includes 13 Texas cosponsors (see below). You can view the entire cosponsor list for H.R.3742 here.


Texas Cosponsor List:
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34]*
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]*
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33]*
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28]*
Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16]
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22]
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]
Rep. Gooden, Lance [R-TX-5]
Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX-15]
Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX-23]
Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX-32]
Rep. Lizzie Fletcher [D-TX-7]
Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX-10]
Rep. Kenny Marchant [R-TX-24]

 Updated 3-19-2020


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