Since he won't be vice president, Rep. Paul Ryan can spend more time on his favorite sport, bow hunting. The WI Republican and the public would have easier access to hunting grounds should the Sportsmen's Act of 2012 become law.
The bill avoided a filibuster last week on a 84-12 vote. It's among several pieces of legislation the office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has said are likely to be considered in the coming weeks, according to POPVOX. The measure, sponsored by Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) is about improving habitat and increasing access for hunters and fishermen on public land.