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Press Release Action Needed to Restore America's Declining Wildlife

Press Release Texas Alliance for America's Fish and Wildlife

Press Release Texas Parks and Wildlife Department


News stories published by state and national media outlets:

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 from oil, gas funds under new bill - 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, HR 4647, Cosponsor List (from the previous 115th Congress)

There were a total of 116 bipartisan national cosponsors for HR 4647 in the last legislative session.

This includes 13 Texans (6 Republicans & 7 Democrats). Texas cosponsors are indicated in bold below.

National Cosponsor List:  
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]*  
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4]  
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]  
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]  
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2]  
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]  
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24]  
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9]  
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19]  
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]  
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1]  
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2]  
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]  
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5]  
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]  
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]  
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3]  
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]  
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16]  
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5]  
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-8]  
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29]  
Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7]  
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3]  
Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7]  
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]  
Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2]  
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2]  
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8]  
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5]  
Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2]  
Rep. Marino, Tom [R-PA-10]  
Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21]  
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]  
Rep. Carter, Earl L. "Buddy" [R-GA-1]  
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]  
Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8]  
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8]  
Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2]  
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3]  
Rep. Westerman, Bruce [R-AR-4]  
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5]  
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13]  
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1]  
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]  
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9]  
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]  
Rep. Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS-At Large]  
Rep. Curbelo, Carlos [R-FL-26]  
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17]  
Rep. Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS-1]  
Rep. Costello, Ryan A. [R-PA-6]  
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28]  
Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8]  
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15]  
Rep. Knight, Stephen [R-CA-25]  
Rep. Bergman, Jack [R-MI-1]  
Rep. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV-3]  
Rep. Bacon, Don [R-NE-2]  
Rep. Reichert, David G. [R-WA-8]  
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]  
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]  
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]  
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1]  
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32]  
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28]  
Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12]  
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2]  
Rep. Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [R-NY-11]  
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]  
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5]  
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4]  
Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7]  
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34]  
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]  
Rep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4]  
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26]  
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13]  
Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1]  
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14]  
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3]  
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]  
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]  
Rep. Gaetz, Matt [R-FL-1]  
Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2]  
Rep. Faso, John J. [R-NY-19]  
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37]  
Rep. Kustoff, David [R-TN-8]  
Rep. Fleischmann, Charles J. "Chuck" [R-TN-3]  
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]  
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]  
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5]  
Rep. MacArthur, Thomas [R-NJ-3]  
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13]  
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1]  
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]  
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3]  
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14]  
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]  
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10]  
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]  
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31]  
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]  
Rep. Conaway, K. Michael [R-TX-11]  
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8]  
Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX-15]  
Rep. Budd, Ted [R-NC-13]  
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5]  
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20]  
Rep. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large]  
Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21]  
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6]  
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22]  

 Updated 1-10-2019


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