TESTIMONY: FY 2018 Appropriations for PILT, SRS, water data, air quality

Western Governors' Association Executive Director James D. Ogsbury submitted testimony on May 26, 2017, to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Regarding Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations. The testimony, in part, advocated for full funding of the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program and Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act, support for efforts to solve the issue of fire borrowing, continued backing for insect and disease designation under the Farm Bill, and adequate funding levels for the Cooperative Water Program and National Streamflow Information Program. Read, download testimony submitted to the House and Senate.

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