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House backs bill to boost logging in national forest

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WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House has approved a bill to sharply increase logging in national forests.

Supporters say the bill would create jobs in rural communities, particularly in the West. And it would help reduce wildfires and add hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue from additional timber sales.

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