Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Reining in the BLM - Calls Needed

  Wild Horse & Burro Controversy 
Goes To Washington

On Thursday, March 18, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior is scheduled to hear testimony from Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on his proposed 
for Fiscal Year 2011 budget which includes increased funding for the ill-managed and inhuman Wild Horse & Burro program. 

Click here to send a fax to both Senate and House Interior subcommittees

You can also call the House subcommittee members to urge 
them to reject the current Wild Horse & Burro budget proposal which wastes tax dollars by increasing funding of an ill-conceived, broken program. Secretary Salazar's proposal is bad for wild horses and bad for American taxpayers.  See below for more details.

Who to call ....

Democratic House Subcommittee Members

Norman D. Dicks (WA) (Chair), 202-225-5916
James P. Moran (VA), 202-225-4376
Alan B. Mollohan (WV), 202-225-4172
Ben Chandler (KY), 202-225-4706
Maurice D. Hinchey (NY), 202-225-6335
John W. Olver (MA), 202-225-5335
Ed Pastor (AZ), 202-225-4065
David E. Price (NC), 202-225-1784
David R. Obey (WI) (Ex Officio), 202-225-3365

Republican House Subcommittee Members

Michael Simpson (ID) (Ranking), 202-225-5531
Ken Calvert (CA), 202-225-1986
Steven C. LaTourette (OH), 202-225-5731
Tom Cole (OK), 202-225-6165
Jerry Lewis (CA) (Ex Officio), 202-225-5861

Secretary Salazar's budget request includes an increase of $12 million for the controversial Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse and Burro program, and $42.5 million to purchase the first of several holding pastures in the Midwest or East to house wild horses taken from the West.

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