TODAY: Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act To Receive Key Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A hearing on the provisions of S. 556, the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act, under the jurisdiction of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee is scheduled for a hearing today, Thursday, March 12, at 10 a.m. ET/8 a.m. MT.

The Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act, which Senator Heinrich introduced last month with Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), includes a broad array of bipartisan measures to 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.

WHO: U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich

WHAT: U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing on the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act.

WHEN: Thursday, March 12, at 10 a.m. ET/8 a.m. MT

WHERE: 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building and via live stream.

WITNESSES:

Mr. Steve Ellis
Deputy Director for Operations, Bureau of Land Management
U.S. Department of the Interior

Mr. Leslie Weldon
Deputy Chief, National Forest System, U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Mr. Jeffrey S Cane
President
Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation

Mr. Whit Fosburgh
President and CEO
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership