US Senator Maria Cantwell has helped move permanent reauthorization of LWCF, as covered in the Capitol Hill Times. Coalition Executive Director Christine Mahler is quoted in support of Cantwell and the program.
Excerpt: “We commend Senator Cantwell for her leadership and bipartisan efforts to protect the Land and Water Conservation Fund through the S47 Public Lands Package. The tax-free Fund is one of the best tools we have to ensure all Americans can enjoy our outdoors, from local parks in underserved communities to national parks and working forests. Thank you to Senator Cantwell for her work to permanently reauthorize this critical program that serves not only Washington, but all Americans!” said Christine Mahler, Executive Director of the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition.
Read the full article in the Capitol Hill Times.