Tag Archives: Secure Rural Schools

Helium bill floats “Secure Rural Schools Program” for another year

Secure Rural Schools program invested over $400,000 in Grays Harbor County in 2012

WASHINGTON D.C. - A bill meant to prevent a worldwide helium shortage will also keep a federal subsidy to timber-dependent counties afloat for another year.

The Federal Helium Program,

Senate Passes Extension of Cantwell-Championed Rural Schools, Roads Program

Secure Rural Schools program invested over $400,000 in Grays Harbor County in 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate passed an extension of a key program championed by Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) that is critical for roads and schools

U.S. House could vote this week on “Healthy Forests” bill to increase logging of federal forest lands

PORTLAND, Ore. - Legislation that would greatly increase logging on public land could be on the U.S. House floor by Friday.
Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, Doc Hastings tells KBKW "The Healthy Forests Act would allow for more economic

Federal Definitions Could Smolder Roll-Your-Own Legislation

OLYMPIA, Wash. - As Washington's Revenue Department prepares to clamp down on about 60 Roll-Your-Own Tobacco stores statewide, proposed federal legislation could squash the loophole used by the rolling-machine stores across the nation.

Kelsy Tikka from U-Count Tobacco in Aberdeen has