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Congressman Salazar Marks Personal Legislative Milestone At Historic White House Bill Signing

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Congressman Salazar Marks Personal Legislative Milestone At Historic White House Bill Signing

Today, U.S. Congressman John Salazar joined President Obama at the White House for the historic signing of the Omnibus Public Lands Bill of 2009. The bill contains five separate pieces of legislation which were sponsored by Congressman Salazar. The overarching goal of these bills is to utilize Colorado's natural resources while protecting them for future generations to enjoy. The bills include the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area Act, the Jackson Gulch Rehabilitation Act, the Arkansas Valley Conduit Act, the Baca Wildlife Refuge Management Act and the Sangre De Cristo National Heritage Act.

Congressman Salazar offered the following statement on today's White House bill signing:

"This is truly one of the proudest days of my legislative career and I am honored to have had the opportunity to join President Obama at the White House for today's historic bill signing," said Congressman Salazar. "These bills represent years of hard work and substantial input from communities large and small throughout my district. I am honored to have done my part to help make these projects a reality. They will hel


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