A new investigation by the non-partisan watchdog Center for Western Priorities has uncovered wide-ranging ties between anti-government extremist groups and Western legislators.

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Monday, August 10th, 2015

A report highlighting how Western state taxpayers lose between $490 million and $730 million annually due to low royalty rates for oil and gas extracted from U.S. public lands.

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Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

A report finds that seniors are three times more likely to move into Western counties with a higher percentage of protected public lands.

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Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

A new report highlights the economic benefits of Montana’s Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument.

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Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Stay up to date on who is leasing your national public lands for oil and gas exploration.

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Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Colorado is in the midst of a fast-paced oil and natural gas boom that has secured the state a spot as one of the top ten oil and gas producers in the nation.

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Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

A look at Interior Secretary Sally Jewell’s accomplishments thus far and opportunities for the Interior Department over these final years of the Obama administration.

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Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

A report outlining four areas that merit the attention of Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s oil and gas task force.

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Thursday, September 25th, 2014

A report showing for the first time how much the U.S. Forest Service spends fighting wildfires in each Western state.

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Thursday, August 21st, 2014

A report that sheds light on record-setting delays to bipartisan land conservation bills in Congress.

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Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

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Zinke doubles down

At Tuesday’s budget hearing, Secretary Zinke had few answers for senators who asked about his proposed $400 million in cuts to national parks and $370 million in cuts at the Bureau of Indian Affairs…

June 21st, 2017

Ready to defend Bears Ears

With Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommending President Trump take the unprecedented and likely illegal step of drastically shrinking the monument’s boundary, attorneys with the Native American Rights Fund are preparing to take legal action…

June 20th, 2017

Patagonia’s CEO gets ready to sue

Rose Marcario is on the offensive. The CEO of outdoor clothing giant Patagonia is preparing to lead the corporate resistance against President Trump’s anti-public lands agenda…

June 19th, 2017