Funding granted for recreation study
Published on June 19th, 2018
The U.S. government has approved funding needed for the Outdoor Recreational Satellite Account to study the economic impact of outdoor recreational in the coming year. The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee last week included funding for the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis ORSA in its Fiscal Year 2019 Commerce, Justice, and Science bill. Lawmakers set funding at $1.5 million, meeting the funding levels necessary to survey the economic impact of the outdoor recreation industry in the coming fiscal year. Full report.