Plan that would protect 400,000 acres of Colorado land one step closer to becoming law
June 27th, 2019 - Denver Channel - Plan that would protect 400,000 acres of Colorado land one step closer to becoming law: A plan to protect about 400,000 acres of Colorado public land passed a committee vote in the U.S. House this week, a key step toward becoming law. The Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act – or the CORE act – was introduced by Colorado Democrats Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Joe Neguse in January. The House Natural Resources Committee passed the bill by a 23-15 vote on Wednesday, It was the first major Colorado public lands bill to pass a House committee in more than a decade, according to Neguse's office. The CORE act will now go to the full House for consideration. READ MORE HERE!