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League Action Needed on House Resolution (H.R.) 3144

Based on longterm LWVID support of the Columbia River Treaty and Roundtable: we support this action. (1) Here's what's happening: HR 3144 - the harmful, anti-salmon, anti-orca bill introduced in Congress by Cathy McMorris Rodgers last year - was passed out of the House Natural Resources Committee yesterday. It is headed for a floor vote before the full House of Representatives later this month.

(2) Here's what you can do (the alert): Send a letter to your member of Congress today. Help us show Congress there's strong support for wild salmon and healthy rivers. Ask your member of Congress to oppose HR 3144 when it comes to a vote.

This bill is very bad news not just for salmon, orca and fishing communities; it is also bad for federal laws, treaties and the courts - as it seeks to overturn several court rulings, roll back court-ordered salmon protections at the Columbia and Snake River dams, and derail an important court-ordered environmental review that must look at all salmon recovery options - including the removal of the lower Snake River dams.

For additional information, see this article by Annette Cary in the April 11, 2018 edition of the Tri-City Herald.
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ACT TODAY Tell Your State Lawmakers to Oppose an Article V Constitutional Convention

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LWVID SUPPORTS IDAHO MEDICAID REDESIGN

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