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Florida Congressional Republicans: Time to Ban Russian Wood, Increase Harvesting on Public Lands

Six Republicans from the Sunshine State are backing U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman’s, R-Ark., proposal to “ban imports of wood products from Russia and Belarus during the war with Ukraine, and ramp up domestic timber...

Vern Buchanan Backs Bill to Cover More Illnesses Connected to Agent Orange

At the end of April 2019, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., introduced the “Keeping Our Promises Act" which “would aid veterans suffering from long-term illness as a result of Agent Orange exposure" and add to the VA’s list of covered illnesses nine medical conditions, which are already recognized by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) as having evidence of being linked to exposure to Agent Orange.”