Fortenberry Statement on Recovering America’s Wildlife Act at Natural Resources Committee

Oct 18, 2019
Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement after testifying before the House Natural Resources Committee on the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA).

“The Recovering America's Wildlife Act (RAWA) is the single most exciting public policy development in conservation in decades.  It protects ecosystems, enhances community, supports recreation,” Fortenberry said.  “It’s why we have a diverse group of persons from across the political spectrum––sportsmen, hunters, anglers, birdwatchers––aligned so beautifully around this bill,” Fortenberry added.

Link to Video of Fortenberry Testimony:


Congressman Jeff Fortenberry is the Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the cosponsor of America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA).