UPDATED: Congress passes measure striking down lesser prairie chicken protections


(Updated to include comments from the Kansas Farm Bureau and Center for Biological Diversity with edits throughout)

The U.S. House on Wednesday passed a resolution that would block President Joe Biden’s administration from extending environmental protections to the lesser prairie chicken in Kansas and four other states.

The House voted 221-206 to pass the resolution backed by the state's Republican congressional delegation including U.S. Reps. Tracey Mann, Ron Estes . . .


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