Congress authorizes $2.5 million to fish and wildlife

           WASHINGTON, D.C. — Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands will each receive $1.3 million for wildlife and habitat restoration and another $1.2 million for sportfish restoration projects, as authorized by Congress, said Gregorio C. “Kilili” Sablan, the NMI’s representative to Congress.

           The funds, which are distributed to the 50 states and to the territories, come from excise taxes paid everywhere in the U.S. on firearms and ammunition, bows, sport fishing gear, boat engines and fuel.

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