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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead testifies before the Senate on Endangered Specias Act

Wyoming governor testifies before the Senate EPW committee in support of Barrasso's draft legislation to modernize the ESA


Courtesy of Senator Barrasso Office

Sen. Barrasso (right) greets Governor Mead (left) before his testimony.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), welcomed the Honorable Matt Mead, governor of Wyoming, to the committee. Mead was testifying before the committee at a legislative hearing on discussion draft legislation, the Endangered Species Act Amendments of 2018.

The legislative hearing focused on draft legislation released by Barrasso reauthorizing the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for the first time since 1992. It emphasizes elevating the role of states and increasing transparency in the implementation...

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