Bill seeks 'no net increase' in the federal estate
A Virginia congressman has reintroduced a bill that would limit the size of the federal estate by mandating the Interior and Agriculture secretaries sell 1 acre "to private owners, states, or localities" for every acre of land they acquire, in some instances at a greatly reduced price.
Dems defy Trump, propose bill to save 9.2M acres in Utah
Senate Democrats yesterday reintroduced legislation to protect 9.2 million acres of federal lands in southern Utah's scenic red rock region — the same day President Trump signed an executive order that could dramatically alter dozens of national monuments, including two large ones in the Beehive State.
Bipartisan bills would lift hours cap, aid hurt firefighters
Two bipartisan bills were introduced today that aim to provide greater financial security for thousands of federal firefighters, as well as recognize their efforts placing themselves in harm's way to battle the growing threat.
Agency withholding docs on rumored top pick — lawsuit
A government watchdog group today filed a federal lawsuit against the Interior Department, accusing it of withholding documents related to the agency's former top lawyer, who is rumored to be the primary candidate for Interior's deputy secretary position.
Developer kills Obama-era project hobbled by greens' lawsuit
A renewable energy developer is pulling the plug on a Nevada wind project championed by former Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada that would have been the Silver State's largest wind farm.