Rep. Harriet Hageman’s first four months in Congress

Rep Harriet Hageman's first 4 months
Rep Harriet Hageman's first 4 months(Valeria Fugate)
Updated: May. 8, 2023 at 7:14 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - In her first four months in Congress, Representative Harriet Hageman has been busy.

During her recent town hall meetings in Lincoln and Sweetwater counties, she recapped some of her latest developments in Congress.

Hageman was chosen as the Co-Chair for the 118th Congressional Coal Caucus.

As part of that, Hagemen is co-sponsoring H.R.1, the Lower Energy Costs Act.

The bill combines legislation that focuses on America’s energy independence.

Removing restrictions on imports and exports of natural gas and coal and the six billion-dollar natural gas tax.

It would also require the Department of the Interior to resume lease sales on federal lands and waters.

The house natural resources committee also advanced legislation sponsored by the congresswoman to move the grizzly bear from the federal list of endangered and threatened wildlife in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem population.