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Congressman Tom McClintock (R-CA) and Congressman Mark Amodei (R-NV) introduced legislation yesterday to address catastrophic wildfire and invasive species threats to Lake Tahoe and the Tahoe Basin. The Federal Lands Subcommittee chaired by McClintock had already considered the preliminary draft of H.R. 3382, “Lake Tahoe Restoration Act of 2015,” on July 14th, putting it on a fast track for House passage.
The Merced River Plan would define how the Park Service will manage the Merced River in Yosemite under its Wild and Scenic designation.
Congressman McClintock is a co-author of H.R. 2898 (Valadao) the Western Water and American Food Security Act. The legislation was approved by the House on July 16th, 2015. The bill next goes to the Senate. Congressman McClintock delivered the following remarks in support of H.R. 2898 during House floor debate, and he also spoke in opposition to an amendment offered by Rep. Grijalva.
H.R. 2898 – California Water Bill
July 16, 2015
Congressman McClintock is a co-author of H.R. 2647 (Westerman), the Resilient Federal Forests Act. The legislation was approved by the House on July 9, 2015. The bill next goes to the Senate. Congressman McClintock delivered the following House floor debate remarks in support of the measure:
Resilient Federal Forests Act
July 9, 2015
Excess timber comes out of the forest one way or the other. It is either carried out or it is burned out.
When we carried it out, we had healthy forests and a thriving economy.
Congressman McClintock is a co-author of H.R. 2898 (Valadao), the Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015. The legislation was approved by the House Natural Resources Committee on July 9th, 2015. The bill next goes to the House floor. Congressman McClintock delivered the following remarks in the House Natural Resources Committee in support of the measure:
HR 2898 – California Water Bill
July 8, 2015
Congressman McClintock will host a town hall meeting in Sonora on Thursday, July 2nd at 5:30 pm. The meeting will be held at:
Board of Supervisors Chambers
Tuolumne County Administration Center
2 South Green St.
Sonora, CA 95370
Hope to see you there!
Placerville Town Hall Meeting
Date: June 30, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Placerville at the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 330 Fair Lane, Placerville.
Hope to see you there!
H.R. 979, a bill to honor Marine SSgt Sky Mote, who was killed in Afghanistan on August 10, 2012, was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives today. The legislation, introduced by Congressman McClintock, designates a mountain peak in the John Muir Wilderness, under which the Mote family gathered to camp every year, as “Sky Point.” Every member of the California congressional delegation is a co-sponsor of the bill.