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Press Releases - 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):

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 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, H.R. 3742, Cosponsor List 

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

Texas cosponsors indicated in bold. * indicates original cosponsors

National Cosponsor List:  
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1]*  
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]*  
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34]*  
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]*  
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13]*  
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13]*  
Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2]*  
Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7]*  
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-1]*  
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]*  
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]*  
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]*  
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]*  
Rep. Kuster, Ann [D-NH-2]*  
Rep. Hill J. French [R-AR-2]*  
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]*  
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5]*  
Rep. Dean, Madeleine [D-PA-4]*  
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]*  
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6]*  
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5]*  
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]*  
Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8]*  
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4]*  
Rep. Gaetz, Matt [R-FL-1]*  
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33]*  
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24]*  
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6]*  
Rep. Pappas, Chris [D-NH-1]*  
Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3]*  
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18]*  
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]*  
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-T-2]*  
Rep. Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS-At Large]*  
Rep. Mast, Brian J. [R-FL-18]*  
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28]*  
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2]*  
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5]*  
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]*  
Rep. Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS-1]*  
Rep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4]*  
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4]*  
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8]  
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]*  
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8]*  
Rep. Budd, Ted [R-NC-13]*  
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3]*  
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15]*  
Rep. Haaland, Debra A. [D-NM-1]*  
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]*       
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]*  
Rep. Fleischmann, Charles J. "Chuck" [R-TN-3]*  
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2]*  
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]*  
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]*  
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]*    
Rep. Gonzalez-Colon, Jennifer [R-PR-At Large]*  
Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7]*  
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5]*  
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8]*  
Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13]*    
Rep. Johnson, Henry c. "Hank" Jr. [D-GA-4]  
Rep. Stefanik, Elisa M. [R-NY-21]  
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4]  
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]  
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-10]  
Rep. Turner, Michael R [R-OH-10]  
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]  
Rep. Aguilar, Peter [D-CA-53]  
Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8]  

 Updated 7-22-2019


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