Congressman Huffman attends hearing in Washington

Rep. Jared Huffman

WASHINGTON D.C. (KIEM)– The House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on Wednesday regarding the Huffman’s Northwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act.

Representative Jared Huffman joined a subcommittee to hear on the Act. His legislation is to guard communities against wildfires, provide local jobs, restore lands impaired by illegal marijuana growing operations, expand recreational opportunities, and permanently protect many of Northwest California’s spectacular wild places and pristine streams.

The hearing was held in the Natural Resource Committee’s Subcommittee on National Forests, Parks, and Public Lands.

Director of Bar 717 Ranch in Trinity County, Kent Collard, Trinity County supervisors, Keith Groves and Jeremy Brown, were all in attendance.