—In response to the latest U.S. sanctions, Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin addressed America's reliance on the Russian Soyuz to transport astronauts to space. Rogozin stated,
"I propose that the United States delivers its astronauts to the ISS with the help of a trampoline."
WASHINGTON— Today the House Natural Resources Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Subcommittee held a hearing to consider legislation, including the discussion draft for the re-authorization of the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (FLREA), which expires next year.
Devils Tower National Monument, one of two national monuments in Wyoming, is shown in an undated file photo. A coalition of conservation groups are urging U.S. House members to kill a bill that would limit the president's ability to designate lands as national monuments.
by Reps. Rob Bishop (UT-01) and Steve Daines (MT At Large)
WASHINGTON– Next week, the House of Representatives will consider H.R. 1459, the Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act. This legislation ensures that the American people have the opportunity to participate in the decision-making process leading up to a new national monument designation.