AP: Budget Bill Removes Wolves From Endangered List

Western lawmakers say gray wolves in Montana and Idaho would be taken off the endangered list under the budget bill pending before congress.

Inclusion of the language to lift protections for wolves was confirmed by the offices of Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester and Idaho Republican Rep. Mike Simpson on Saturday.

Simpson spokeswoman Nikki Watts says the bill also would prevent courts from reversing any Congressional action.

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