U.S. House GOP would make it easier for feds to give public lands away to states

Environmental groups and Democrats say states couldn’t afford to protect public lands, which would lead them to sell to private companies

By: - January 16, 2023 4:00 am

The chambers of the U.S. House of Representatives are seen in 2017 in this photograph from the Office of the Speaker of the House. (Wikimedia Commons photo)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.