GOP Makes CRA Challenge To WOTUS Rule A Political Test For Democrats

February 2, 2023
Republican lawmakers are planning to use their just-introduced Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution seeking to rescind the Biden administration’s final rule defining “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) as a political test for Democrats, framing the vote as an indication of lawmakers’ support for critical projects, regulatory clarity and opposition to federal overreach. “This Congressional Review Act resolution of disapproval will give every member of Congress the chance to stand with farmers, ranchers, landowners, and builders, and protect future transportation,...

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