Owens Statement on the Wilderness Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Burgess Owens (UT-04) released the following statement after his vote against the partisan Wilderness Act.

“The Wilderness Package hurts rural communities, ignores local stakeholders, and cedes control over western land to D.C. politicians. This bill is a federal land grab that will destroy jobs, increase the threat of wildfires, and restrict public access and recreational opportunities.”


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