House passage is expected next week-
The bill finally passed today. The final vote for passage was 73-21.
While most of the media seem to still think this is just a bill wilderness bill, folks are slowly finding the other stuff. For example, contained in the bill is the “Wolf Livestock Loss Mitigation Act,” authored by U.S. Senators Jon Tester, D-MT and John Barrasso, R-WY.
Some of the media are concentrating on the purely politics part — how Harry Reid stuck it to Tom Coburn.