Heinrich and Murkowski to Hold Press Conference Call on Sportsmen's Provisions of Energy Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) will hold a conference call with members of the press tomorrow, Thursday, April 28 at 11 a.m. EDT to discuss provisions within S. 2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act that enhance opportunities for hunters, anglers, and outdoor recreation enthusiasts, reauthorize key conservation programs, improve access to public lands, and help boost the outdoor recreation economy. 

The sportsmen's provisions were added to S. 2012 by a roll call vote of 97-0, and the bipartisan energy bill passed the Senate the next day by a vote of 85-12. A list of the measures in the package is available, here.

Members of the press are invited to call in; the senators will share details of the bill, and then open it up for questions. Questions will be answered in the order in which reporters dial in.

WHO:  Sens Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Martin Heinrich, D-N.M.
WHAT:  Press conference call on sportsmen's provisions in the energy bill
WHEN:  11 a.m. EDT, on Thursday, April 28, 2016
HOW:  Dial 1-855-428-0808, and enter the Conference ID: 969027