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Crapo, Risch Wolf Action Falls Short

Idaho GOP Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch's bill to remove wolves from Endangered Species Act protections failed Tuesday when they couldn't get unanimous consent to move the bill in the final hours of the 111th Congress. Crapo and Risch, along with Republican colleagues from Utah, Wyoming and Arizona, introduced their bill in September, as efforts to resume hunting of wolves in Idaho were blocked in federal court. To move quickly, SB 3919 needed to overcome Senate procedural hurdles/Dan Popkey, Idaho Statesman. More here.

Question: What action would you like to see next year re: wolves?




D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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