On June 14th, the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA) (HR. 2773) passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 231 – 190. RCRC delegation Representatives. Salud Carbajal (D-Santa Barbara), Jim Costa (D-Merced), John Garamendi (D-Walnut Grove), Jared Huffman (D-North Coast), Doris Matsui (D-West Sacramento), Jimmy Panetta (D-Monterey), Mike Thompson (D-Napa), and Juan Vargas (D-Imperial) all voted to support the measure. The bill would amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Act and provide $1.3 billion to assist in conserving, restoring and protecting wildlife and wildlife habitat in California, territories, Tribal lands, and other states across the nation. Included in RAWA is $57 million for California to help manage fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need. A fact sheet on the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act can be found here