ALLARD INTRODUCES CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE BILL LEGISLATION COORDINATES RESPONSE, INCREASES FUNDING
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Wayne Allard (R-CO) on Friday introduced a comprehensive bi-partisan Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) bill that coordinates and increases the federal response to the disease, which has impacted Colorado and nine other states, as well as two Canadian provinces and the Korean Peninsula. U.S. Senators Russ Feingold (D-WI), Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-CO), Herb Kohl (D-WI), Pat Roberts (R-KS), Conrad Burns (R-MT), and Larry Craig (R-ID) joined Allard as original co-sponsors on the bill. Allard introduced similar legislation in the 107th Congress.