Bennet, Hoeven, Neguse, Armstrong, Spanberger Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Restore Forests and Grasslands, Reduce Wildfire Risk, and Protect Water Supplies
Bill Would Formally Authorize and Double Funding for USDA’s Popular Joint Chiefs Landscape Restoration Partnership
May 13, 2021Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D), North Dakota U.S. Senator John Hoeven (R), Colorado U.S. Representative Joe Neguse (D), North Dakota U.S. Representative Kelly Armstrong (R), and Virginia U.S Representative Abigail Spanberger (D) introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Joint Chiefs Landscape Restoration Partnership Act of 2021 to formally authorize the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Restoration Partnership Initiative (Joint Chiefs) to better support forest and grassland restoration projects across public and private land.