Minnesota congressman’s effort de-list wolves stuck in Congress

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U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson says he has the votes on the House floor to pass a bill removing federal protection for gray wolves across the Great Lakes region.

He just can’t get the bill to the floor.

His bill — with co-sponsors from both parties across the wolf range in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan — has cleared a committee but remains in congressional limbo.

“I know we can pass it, but we can’t get through the” House process, said Peterson, D-Minnesota. He represents northwestern Minnesota, where wolf critics say attacks on livestock have become more frequent.<<<Read More>>>