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Ezzell sponsors memorial, says chicken listing would ‘kill our jobs’

February 8, 2013 • Local News

The House Agriculture and Water Resources Committee voted unanimously Friday to pass a memorial sponsored by Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell, R-Roswell, that opposes the listing of the lesser prairie chicken.

House Memorial 21 would request that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service not list the species as “threatened” under the Federal Endangered Species Act of 1973.

“The listing of the lesser prairie chicken would affect lands in New Mexico, Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma and Login to read more

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