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Obama’s Last-Minute Land Grab Was Bad For Utah. Trump Is Showing He Hears The People.

June 25, 2017 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ During the Christmas season last year, the Obama administration ignored the majority of Utahans by designating a vast tract of land in southern Utah as a national monument. Last week, the Department of the Interior took a welcome step toward reversing this executive abuse and returning to a legislative solution. […]

Land, Energy, And Mineral Lockdowns

May 15, 2017 by

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Too many oil, gas, coal, rare earth and other vital resources are still off limits By Paul Driessen ~ President Trump has directed Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to review recent land withdrawals under the 1906 Antiquities Act, to determine whether some should be reversed or reduced in size. The review is long overdue. […]