Press release: U.S. House of Representatives passes Oregon Wildlands Act and other public lands bills

February 26, 2019 – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a sweeping public lands package that mirrors the version approved by the U.S. Senate (S. 47) on February 12. Included in the nation-wide legislation is the Oregon Wildlands Act, the Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management Area Designation Act, the reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and many other public lands bills. The passage was lauded by business owners, conservationists and public lands enthusiasts across the country.