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Walorski: Great American Outdoors Act Will Boost RV and Boat Manufacturing, Protect Natural Resources

Press Release

Date: July 22, 2020
Location: Washington, DC

U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) today voted for the Great American Outdoors Act, bipartisan legislation that will revitalize our national parks, strengthen conservation efforts, support RV and boat manufacturers, and create Hoosier jobs.

"Our nation's public lands have long been treasured sources of respite, enjoyment, and beauty available to every American, and they play a critical role in our economy," Congresswoman Walorski said. "Hardworking Hoosiers know that better than anyone: manufacturers in northern Indiana build made-in-America outdoor recreation products, including 80 percent of the nation's RVs. The Great American Outdoors Act will support RV and boat manufacturers and their workers, promote conservation, and revitalize our national parks so Americans can enjoy them for generations to come."

Video of Walorski speaking on the House floor in support of the legislation is available here.

The House passed the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1957, the Great American Outdoors Act, by a bipartisan vote of 310 to 107. The bill now heads to the president's desk for his signature. President Trump has expressed support for the legislation.

Walorski last week authored a guest post for the RV Industry Association in support of the Great American Outdoors Act.