Westerman-led committee begins work on bipartisan outdoor recreation package

U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., addresses reporters on Wednesday outside of the U.S. Capitol. Reps. John Curtis, R-Utah; Mike Collins, R-Ga.; and Debbie Dingell, D-Mich.; look on. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Alex Thomas).
U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., addresses reporters on Wednesday outside of the U.S. Capitol. Reps. John Curtis, R-Utah; Mike Collins, R-Ga.; and Debbie Dingell, D-Mich.; look on. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Alex Thomas).


WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee has taken the first steps in considering a legislative package addressing outdoor recreation.

Committee leaders, including Chairman Bruce Westerman, R-Ark.,