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Week of 11.30.18


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Members Urge Adoption of Active Forest Management Provisions in Farm Bill Negotiations
On Tuesday, members of the Congressional Western Caucus issued a bipartisan press release urging inclusion of key forestry provisions in the final version of the Farm Bill and condemning obstruction of active management policies by Senate Democrats


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Courtesy of Erin Schaff, Reuters

Western Caucus Commends SCOTUS on Dusky Gopher Frog Critical Habitat Decision
On Wednesday, members of the Congressional Western Caucus released statements reacting to news of this week's SCOTUS Dusky Gopher Frog critical habitat decision.


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Western Caucus Monthly Bicameral Policy Breakfast
On Friday, the Western Caucus Foundation hosted its Monthly Bicameral Policy Breakfast where congressional staff received updates from the Office of the Senate Majority Leader, the Office of the House Majority Whip, the Office of House Agriculture Committee, the Office of House Natural Resources, the Office of Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the White House, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Department of Energy. Staff members also listened to presentations from representatives of the Jordan Cove project and Microsoft's Connect America Now Initiative.    



Fracking Has Largely Managed To Hamstring OPEC
The river of oil now hitting the market from U.S. fracking has stunned global energy markets. The U.S. has already leapfrogged both Russia and Saudi Arabia as the No. 1 producer. Will U.S. oil lead to OPEC’s demise?

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