News

  • “Controversial sale of a state forest in Oregon moves forward after land board vote,” February 14, 2017, OPB
  • “Montana sued for failing to release emails of state senator from Thompson Falls,” February 13, 2017, Missoulian
  • “Jason Chaffetz uses meeting with Trump to promote disposal of public lands,” February 8, 2017, Think Progress
  • “Republican bill to privatize public lands is yanked after outcry,” February 2, 2017, Think Progress
  • “Three million acres of public lands are off the market – for now,” February 2, 2017, Outside
  • “Western voters prioritize conservation and keeping public lands public, poll finds,” January 31, 2017, The Denver Post
  • “More than 1,000 rally against transferring or selling federal lands,” January 30, 2017, Helena Independent Record
  • “Wyoming Senate president kills public lands transfer bill,” January 20, 2017, Casper Star Tribune
  • “Hatch prods Interior nominee to help ‘repair damage’ of national monuments,” January 13, 2017, The Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Push to transfer federal lands to states has sportsmen on edge,” January 5, 2017, NPR
  • “Utah politicians lobby for public lands extremist Mike Noel as BLM director,” January 13, 2017, Westwise
  • “Town, county ask reps to quash lands amendment,” January 11, 2017, Jackson Hole News & Guide
  • “Trump’s Interior disappoints with public lands vote,” January 9, 2017, The Denver Post
  • “Lyman Family Farm blocks road to popular part of new Bears Ears monument in Utah,” January 6, 2017, The Salt Lake Tribune
  • “House GOP rules change will make it easier to sell off federal land,” January 3, 2017, The Washington Post
  • “Obama moves to protect nearly 2 million acres of public lands before Trump takes office,” December 29, 2016, Think Progress
  • “Bishop calls Interior pick’s opposition to land transfers enviro spin,” January 12, 2017, The Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Get Ready for More Armed Standoffs on Public Land,” November 21, 2016, Outside
  • “A hint of urgency as hundreds rally for public land access,” November 5, 2016, Casper Star-Tribune
  • “Public land seizure is a dying movement, despite Bundy verdict,” October 28, 2016, ThinkProgress
  • “Jury acquits leaders of Oregon standoff of federal charges,” October 27, 2016, Associated Press
  • “US Supreme Court closes book on Wayne Hage, Sagebrush Rebellion court case,” October 25, 2016, Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • “At least 15 counties have left the American Lands Council,” October 19, 2016, High Country News
  • “Federal land is too rich for state,” October 19, 2016, Jackson Hole News & Guide
  • “New legislative leaders could mean more public lands bills become law,” October 9, 2016, Casper Star-Tribune
  • “Nevada dissents on report critical of public lands fight,” October 3, 2016, Associated Press
  • “Attorneys general cast doubt on Utah land push,” September 30, 2016, Associated Press
  • “Sportsmen, conservationists want answers from candidates on public land transfers,” September 21, 2016, Denver Post
  • “U.S. Olympic athletes fight back against efforts to sell America’s public lands,” September 12, 2016, ThinkProgress
  • “Transferring Control of Federal Lands Would Devastate Hunting and Fishing,” August 18, 2016, Field and Stream
  • “Bill Opening Wilderness Areas to Bikes Also Opens Debate,” August 19, 2016, New York Times
  • “Bishop’s lands bill has a hidden gift for Phil Lyman,” August 11, 2016, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Outdoor Retailer panel counters Utah mindset, says protected public lands good for politics, economy,” August 3, 2016, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Gov. Hickenlooper opposes transfer of public lands,” July 25, 2016, Durango Herald
  • “Salazar, Hickenlooper rip ‘reckless’ GOP transfer platform,” July 19, 2016, Energy & Environment News
  • “New Utah Lands Bill Includes Massive Gifts To The Cliven Bundy Land Seizure Movement,” July 15, 2016, ClimateProgress
  • “It’s “political sleight-of-hand”: For their next trick, Republican magicians will make your federal land disappear,” July 4, 2016, Salon
  • “Land transfer battles rage on, county by county,” June 23, 2016, High Country News
  • “Commissioners reiterate hostility to land transfers,” June 22, 2016, Aspen Daily News
  • “Malheur refuge manager: Takeover will drive some workers away,” June 17, 2016, Statesman Journal
  • “House Dems examine right-wing domestic terrorism; hit GOP for not combating ‘growing threat,'” June 16, 2016, The Washington Post
  • “Hickenlooper Signs Long-Delayed ‘Public Lands Day’ Bill. Why Was It So Controversial?,” May 17, 2016, Colorado Public Radio
  • “Utah Congressman Wants To Sell America’s 4th Most Popular Wildlife Refuge To Private Developers,” March 27, 2016, ClimateProgress
  • “Oregon Standoff: Occupation cost Fish and Wildlife over $6M,” March 24, 2016, Greenwire
  • “New Bill Would Eliminate Law Enforcement On Public Lands, Despite Risks Of Violent Extremism,” March 24, 2016, ClimateProgress
  • “‘Mr. Sagebrush Rebellion’ bankrolls push to seize federal land,” March 18, 2016, Greenwire
  • “Presidential front-runners Trump, Clinton differ dramatically on state control of public lands,” March 17, 2016, Real Vail
  • “GOP Politicians Planned And Participated In Key Aspects Of Refuge Occupation,” March 16, 2016, Oregon Public Broadcasting
  • “Complaint says Utah’s Ivory used taxpayer time to advocate for American Lands Council,” March 15, 2016, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Public lands bills come to head in Idaho Legislature,” March 14, 2016, Idaho Statesman
  • “Remote Utah Enclave Becomes New Battleground Over Reach of U.S. Control,” March 12, 2016, New York Times
  • “Noel: Death of Scalia means timing is bad for Utah to sue over public lands,” March 11, 2016, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Legislature creates fund for $14 million public lands lawsuit” March 10, 2016, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Bill passes to outline how Utah would manage federal public lands,” March 10, 2016, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Lawmaker Says States With Public Lands Are At The ‘Back Of The Bus,'” March 7, 2016, ThinkProgress
  • “Sportsmen’s group CEO wary of state control of federal land,” March 5, 2016, Associated Press
  • “Federal land? Some Westerners say there’s no such thing,” March 2, 2016, Energy & Environment News
  • “Dems want State Bar to weigh in on public lands lawsuit dispute,” February 29, 2016, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “House Republicans seek to open up national forests to mining and logging,” February 24, 2016, The Guardian
  • “House Moves On Bills That Would Allow States To Seize Millions Of Acres Of Public Lands,” February 23, 2016, ThinkProgress
  • “GOP candidates divided over public land in Idaho, West,” February 19, 2016, Idaho Statesman
  • “New Ted Cruz Ad Promises To Sell Nevada’s National Parks And Public Lands,” February 19, 2016, ThinkProgress
  • “Wyoming US House candidate wants federal land ceded to state,” February 19, 2016, Associated Press
  • “The Koch Brothers are Now Funding the Bundy Land Seizure Agenda,” February 11, 2016, ThinkProgress
  • “New leader steps up for the American Lands Council,” February 10, 2016, High Country News
  • “‘Values of the resource’ is focus of Utah lawmaker’s plan for managing 31 million acres of coveted public land,” February 10, 2016, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Four charts that show how public land is good for rural areas,” February 8, 2016, High Country News
  • “Thompson Falls senator leads organization supporting federal lands transfer,” February 5, 2016, Missoulian
  • “Utah’s Ken Ivory recruiting ‘leaders’ to launch grass-roots lands-transfer movement,” February 3, 2016, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “$14 million price tag for public lands lawsuit gives governor pause,” January 28, 2016, Deseret News
  • “Colorado public lands bill could become battleground,” January 27, 2016, Durango Herald
  • “Malheur occupation could set conservation efforts back years,” January 25, 2016, High Country News
  • “New House Bill Gives Away Public Lands, Creates Pseudo-Wilderness Areas,” January 21, 2016, ClimateProgress
  • “Rallies in Portland, Eugene, other NW cities implore Malheur occupiers to go home,” January 19, 2016, Oregonian
  • “Standoff in Oregon Attracts Supporters Bearing Disparate Grievances,” January 16, 2016, New York Times
  • “Environmental groups plan statewide rallies to support public lands, including Malheur National Wildlife Refuge,” January 15, 2016, The Register-Guard
  • “Utah lawmaker got a hefty pay raise for waging lands fight, tax record shows,” January 14, 2016, Salt Lake City Tribune
  • “Wildlife enthusiasts plan protests over Oregon occupation,” January 14, 2016, Oregonian
  • “Militias and Public Lands: A Utah Story,” January 13, 2016, Salt Lake City Weekly
  • “The Daily Cost Of The Bundy Occupation,” January 12, 2016, ThinkProgress
  • “Poll: Despite high-profile protests, most in West, Arizona want federal protection for public land,” January 12, 2016, Arizona Republic
  • “Former Interior Secretary Salazar: Bundys ‘out of touch’ on lands issues,” January 11, 2016, Deseret News
  • “Note To Militia Occupiers: Westerners Actually Prefer Feds Run Public Lands,” January 11, 2016, Wyoming Public Radio
  • “Poll shows majority in West opposes giving states control over federal land,” January 11, 2016, Los Angeles Times
  • “Bundy: Militants ‘forwarding our plan’ to privatize Oregon wildlife refuge,” January 5, 2016, Oregonian
  • “Militia takes over Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters, ” January 2, 2016, Oregonian
  • “Fight Over Control Of Western Lands Heats Up In Congress,” December 31, 2015, NPR
  • “Cruz favors returning federal land to states,” December 14, 2015, Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • “Legal scholars: Public-lands transfer to Utah would not include rights to coveted minerals,” December 9, 2015, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Republicans OK $14M land-transfer lawsuit, say Utah must regain sovereignty,” December 9, 2015, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Mine cleanup analysis stresses need for federal involvement,” December 7, 2015, Durango Herald
  • “Ben Carson’s claim that the federal government should ‘return’ public land to states,” December 1, 2015, Washington Post
  • “County support of American Lands Council concerning to Utah outdoorsmen,” November 28, 2015, The Herald Journal
  • “Politics of public lands plague candidates,” November 25, 2015, Boulder City Review
  • “Hillary Rodham Clinton takes on western issues — not entirely,” November 24, 2015, Nevada Appeal
  • “Carson prefers returning federal land to states,” November 23, 2015, Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • “Control of federal lands emerges as an issue in the GOP presidential race,” October 28, 2015, Los Angeles Times
  • “Critic: Starving federal agencies fuels land-transfer push,” October 27, 2015, Wyofile
  • “Public-land transfer proponents may have violated lobbying laws,” October 20,2015, High Country News
  • “Who Owns The Nation’s Public Lands?” September 24, 2015, Nevada Public Radio
  • “Access on Idaho’s state land? Yes!” September 18, 2015, Idaho Statesman
  • “County Commissioners drop ALC membership,” September 18, 2015, Alamogordo News
  • “Arizona Lawmakers Again Look At Takeover of Federal Land,” September 15, 2015, KJZZ
  • “Land-grab advocates keep company with extremists,” September 15, 2015, Missoulian
  • “Tough Idaho fire season destroys state, federal land,” September 6, 2015, Spokesman-Review
  • “Bills seek to turn U.S. land over to 11 states; group raises questions,” August 11, 2015, Los Angeles Times
  • “Hunting celebrity Randy Newberg battles federal lands takeover,” August 9, 2015, Billings Gazette
  • “Outdoor industry not amused by latest GOP efforts to privatize public lands, August 8, 2015, Summit County Citizens Voice
  • “Outdoor Industry Takes on Lands-Transfer Movement,” August 6, 2015, National Public Radio Utah
  • “Colorado the latest battleground over states taking over federal land,” July 27, 2015, Denver Post
  • “The counties that actively oppose a federal lands transfer,” July 14, 2015, High County News
  • “Caverns near Cody offer cautionary tale of what happens when federal lands are turned over, author says,” July 4, 2015, Casper Star-Tribune
  • “Rand Paul Wants to Sell Off America’s Public Lands,” July 1, 2015, ThinkProgress
  • “Sportsman criticizes, challenges contribution,” June 26, 2015, Casper Journal
  • “Alaska delegation sets sights on getting US lands into local hands,” June 18, 2015, Alaska Dispatch News
  • “Ag Secretary: Fed Lands Should Stay in Fed Hands,” June 12, 2015, Wyoming Public Radio
  • “Taking on Ivory, Attorneys general asked to investigate lands transfer leader,” June 11, 2015, Missoula Independent
  • “Like county, town opposes state control of public land,” June 5, 2015, Jackson Hole News & Guide
  • “Lawmakers turn away from issue of federal land transfer,” June 3, 2015, Associated Press
  • “Officials support Utah public lands transfer, but at what cost?” June 3, 2015, Standard Examiner
  • “Rep. Ivory Accused of Breaking Lobbying Laws,” June 3, 2015, Utah Public Radio
  • “Utah Lawmaker Accused Of ‘Illegal Scheme’ To Seize America’s Public Lands,” June 2, 2015, ThinkProgress
  • “Veterans group blasts senators who voted to sell federal tracts,” June 2, 2015, E&E News
  • “Arizona counties paid taxpayer money to controversial states-rights group,” June 2, 2015, Arizona Republic
  • “Groups want federal land transfer advocate investigated,” June 1, 2015, Great Falls Tribune
  • “Utah ‘snake oil salesman’ Rep. Ken Ivory accused of fraud for hitting up counties in three states for public lands fight donations,” June 1, 2015, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Nevada Legislature approves resolution urging transfer of federal lands,” May 18, 2015, Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • “The taxpayer money that fuels federal land transfer demands,” May 15, 2015, High Country News
  • “Labrador takes another shot at federal land,” May 15, 2015, Lewiston Tribune
  • “Control of public lands remains divisive,” May 7, 2015, Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • “Zinke: Selling public lands is a ‘non-starter’,” May 6, 2015, Bozeman Daily Chronicle
  • “Veterans fight for public lands,” May 4, 2015, Aspen Times
  • “Colorado Group Files Complaint Alleging Utah Lawmaker’s Organization is Illegally Lobbying,” May 2, 2015, Utah Political Capitol
  • “GOP House Leaders Create ‘Action Group’ To Seize And Sell America’s Public Lands,” May 1, 2015, ThinkProgress
  • “State bills to study federal-to-state land transfers,” April 30, 2015, High Country News
  • “Bishop, Stewart launch action group for states to take over federal lands,” April 28, 2015, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Reps. Chris Stewart and Rob Bishop launch group to take land from feds,” April 28, 2015, Deseret News
  • “New push for state control of lands encounters pushback,” April 23, 2015, Great Falls Tribune
  • “In the Fight for Public Lands, the Outdoor Industry Is a Rising Force,” April 22, 2015, Outside
  • “Could states manage federal lands?,” April 23, 2015, Great Falls Tribune
  • “Democrats Hope to Make This the Cliven Bundy Congressional Race,” April 20, 2015, National Journal
  • “Colorado joins GOP’s federal lands effort,” April 20, 2015, Coloradoan
  • “Senate OKs public land task force,” April 20, 2015, Great Falls Tribune
  • “Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea,” April 14, 2015, Associated Press
  • “Rep. White maintains task force not about federal land transfer,” April 13, 2015, Helena Independent Record
  • “Land grab: The transfer of public lands to state control appears to have little support in Montana. So who’s pushing for it, and how has such an unpopular idea gained traction?,” April 9, 2015, Missoula Independent
  • “Nevada public lands bill amended in Assembly,” April 9, 2015, Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • “Crapo’s vote on public land transfer bill upsets sportsmen, conservationists,” April 8, 2015, Idaho Statesman
  • “Alaska House brushes off constitutional claims, ‘orders’ massive federal land transfer,” April 6, 2015, Alaska Dispatch News
  • “Amodei introduces large-scale land transfer bill,” April 4, 2015, Elko Daily Free Press
  • “Controversy over federal land transfer potentially moot,” April 3, 2015, Capital Press
  • “Idaho Senate committee balks at plan to create compact to seek federal lands,” April 2, 2015, Lewiston Tribune
  • “Bill on interstate compact on federal lands transfer dies in committee in Senate,” April 1, 2015, Spokesman-Review
  • “Public lands takeover bill draws Bundy crowd but is doomed,” March 31, 2015, Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • “Federal public land transfers get a Congressional boost,” March 31, 2015, High Country News
  • “Daines blasted for vote on federal land amendment,” March 28, 2015, Associated Press
  • “County doesn’t want state takeover of federal lands,” March 27, 2015, Telluride Daily Planet
  • “Gimme that dang land! Behind the move to put federal acreage under state control,” March 26, 2015, Nevada Public Radio
  • “No support for Fiore land bill from Ellison, Goicoechea,” March 26, 2015, Elko Daily Free Press
  • “Mum on lands bill: Few answers on proposed legislation to give state joint control of federally managed lands,” March 25, 2015, Chaffee County Times
  • “Democratic senators vow to fight selling federal tracts to pay deficit,” March 25, 2015, E&E News
  • “House leaders push land bill despite advice that it’s unconstitutional,” March 23, 2015, Alaska Dispatch News
  • “The Public Lands Debate- A Legal Gamble, or a State’s Right?,” March 18, 2015, Utah Adventure Journal
  • “Senate committee approves bills to buy back federal land,” March 17, 2015, Associated Press
  • “Consultants raking in millions on Utah’s anti-fed campaigns,” March 15, 2015, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Utah lawmakers want $500K to study how public land transfer may benefit schools,” March 10, 2015, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Utah group seeking state takeover adds D.C. lobbying muscle,” March 10, 2015, E & E News
  • “Nevada Resolution seeks state control of federal lands,” March 7, 2015, Las Vegas Tribune
  • “Law Would Create Council for Fed Lands Issues,” March 7, 2015, Twin Falls Times-News
  • “Committee hears bill to create federal land transfer task force,” March 6, 2015, Helena Independent Record
  • “Whose forest is it? Bills seek to promote state sovereignty over land,” March 5, 2015, Cronkite News
  • “Who will control Utah’s public lands?” March 5, 2015, Desert News
  • “Bill to study federal land management passes Wyoming House,” March 4, 2015, Casper Star-Tribune
  • “Otero County residents accuse land commissioner, son of ethics violations,” March 4,2015, Santa Fe New Mexican
  • “Gov. Herbert says Utah committed to protecting public lands,” March 3, 2015, Associated Press
  • “Divisive federal land grab legislation gets its first hearing,” March 2, 2015, Las Vegas Sun
  • “Environmentalists Protest The Possible Transfer of Federal Lands To The State,” March 2, 2015, KUNR
  • “Rally at Capitol blasts Utah’s ‘land-grab casino,’” March 2, 2015, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Guns, rods & wilderness: Backcountry sportsmen convene in Spokane,” March 1, 2015, Spokesman-Review
  • “Dead or alive? A look at major bills at 2015 Legislature’s midpoint,” February 28, 2015, Missoulian
  • “Federal land transfer could be divisive issue in Taos County,” February 28, 2015, Taos News
  • “Senator’s aide asked to leave after registering as lobbyist,” February 26, 2015, Bozeman Daily Chronicle
  • “Sportsmen rally for their public lands,” February 25, 2015, Durango Herald
  • “Utah Senate approves bill forcing public lands lawsuit,” February 24, 2015, Daily Herald
  • “Lawmakers seek applicants to develop $2 million land transfer legal strategy,” February 23, 2015, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “State moves forward on federal public lands bid,” February 23, 2015, Desert News
  • “Forest Service supervisor speaks out on public lands transfer,” February 22, 2015, Desert News
  • “Bill in Alaska Legislature seeks transfer of federal lands to state control,” February 19, 2015, Associated Press
  • “Utah bill aims to force an end to the land transfer debate,” February 19, 2015, High Country News
  • “Whose lands should those be?” February 19, 2015, Boulder Weekly
  • “Utah is lone cowboy trying to wrangle public lands,” February 15, 2015, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Sportsmen rally in opposition to land takeover,” February 12, 2015, KTVB
  • “Panel Oks study of Federal Land Transfer to State,” February 12, 2015, Albuquerque Journal
  • “Poll finds Montanans believe federal lands belong to U.S., not state,” February 10, 2015, Montana Standard
  • “Federal-land-transfer bills focus of contentious hearing,” February 10, 2015, Montana Standard
  • “Legal Scholars: Utah’s Push for US Land Would Hurt Public,” February 8, 2015, Associated Press
  • “Federal land grab, management getting more pushback in Wyoming,” February 7, 2015, Casper Star-Tribune
  • “Legal scholars predict Utah land transfer takes the public out of public lands,” February 6, 2015, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “GOP lawmakers say they’ve learned that Idahoans treasure access to public lands,” February 6, 2015, Spokesman-Review
  • “Land lapse: Transfer movement raises fear over public access,” February 5, 2015, Missoula Independent
  • “Dabakis gets passage of ‘big enchilada’ lands bill,” February 4, 2015, Desert News
  • “Garfield balks at taking over public property,” February 2, 2015, Grand Junction Sentinel
  • “Washington lawmakers join federal land transfer bandwagon,” February 2, 2015, Spokesman-Review
  • “The Great Republican Land Heist,” February 2015, Harper’s
  • “Coalition launches campaign to combat state efforts to take federal lands,” January 23, 2015, Environment and Energy Daily
  • “Wyoming Senate committee softens language in study of federal lands,” January 23, 2015, Casper Star-Tribune
  • “Ex-Interior head: Land grab puts Utah at odds with industry,” January 22, 2015, Associated Press
  • “Former Interior boss blasts Utah’s land transfer plan,” January 22, 2015, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Onetime Lands Czar Blasts Lands-Transfer Efforts,” January 22, 2015, KUER
  • “Sportsmen, outdoor businesses organize against federal-land transfer,” January 22, 2015, Bozeman Daily Chronicle
  • “State Senator Leads Debate on Federal Lands in Montana,” January 19, 2015, Associated Press
  • “Utah-based group pushing to transfer federal land to states,” January 15, 2015, Alaska Journal of Commerce
  • “Reading Murkowski’s tea leaves,” January 15, 2015, High Country News
  • “County officials keep eye on lands group,” January 13, 2015, Aspen Daily News
  • “Bill would study transfer of federal lands to Wyoming,” January 13, 2015, Associated Press
  • “USU economics professor Arthur Caplan speaks out against state push for federal lands,” January 9, 2015, Logan Herald-Journal
  • “Tester hoping MT Legislature doesn’t try to take over federal public lands,” January 6, 2015, MTN News
  • “Utah gears up for lands fight as deadline passes,” January 3, 2015, Associated Press
  • “Deadline for public lands transfer passes, state considers litigation,” January 3, 2015, St. George News
  • “Local policymakers target more than 7 million acres for transfer, bill posted online,” January 1, 2015, Elko Daily Free-Press
  • “A Most Sacred Trust – The Line Between Lawmaker & Paid Lobbyist?” December 28, 2014, Utah Political Capitol
  • “Sportsmen’s Groups: Don’t Let Congress Sell Public Lands,” December 23, 2014, Field and Stream
  • “Legislature expected to tackle public lands debate,” December 19, 2014, 8 News Now
  • “Nevada rancher stirs debate in public lands ownership,” December 18, 2014, 8 News Now
  • “Sportsmen share public-land harvest with the hungry,” December 17, 2014, Denver Post
  • “Debating the Future of Public Lands,” December 16, 2014, Flathead Beacon
  • “Take state land away from feds, advocate urges,” December 11, 2014, Grand Junction Sentinel
  • “Utah’s Public Lands Pursuit,” December 11, 2014, KUER
  • “Take state land away from feds, advocate urges,” December 11, 2014, Grand Junction Sentinel
  • “Land Takeover Backers Stress Collaboration in Runup to Final Report,” December 10, 2014, Magic Valley Times-News
  • “Utah takeover talk a ‘waste of time’ – Jewell,” December 9, 2014, Environment and Energy Daily
  • “Federal lands transfer could cost Idaho $111 million a year,” December 9, 2014, Spokesman-Review
  • “University of Idaho Report Finds Public Lands Takeover Would Lose Money,” December 8, 2014, Boise Weekly
  • “Federal lands transfer could cost Idaho millions,” December 8, 2014, Associated Press
  • “Former Interior chief Norton faults state bids for federal tracts,” December 5, 2014, Environment and Energy Daily
  • “Transferring federal tracts to states could cut debt, terrorist threats – ALEC,” December 5, 2014, Environment and Energy Daily
  • “Lands transfer advocates push to hire private attorney,” December 3, 2014, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Utah’s Insanely Expensive Plan To Seize Public Lands,” December 2, 2014, Climate Progress
  • “State study shows Utah could manage public land currently under federal control,” December 1, 2014, Associated Press
  • “The federal government controls two-thirds of Utah, and it’s better that way, public lands groups say,” December 2, 2014, Washington Post
  • “Study: Federal lands transfer for Utah could be profitable,” December 1, 2014, Deseret News
  • “Economists: Transferring federal lands could generate revenue for Utah,” December 1, 2014, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Study: Utah could profit from public lands transfer,” December 1, 2014, St. George Spectrum
  • “Study: Utah Can Afford, Earn Revenue From Federal Lands,” December 1, 2014, Utah Public Radio
  • “Push may be coming for public land transfers,” November 24, 2014, Santa Fe New Mexican
  • “Economist to report on federal land transfer’s potential impact,” November 20, 2014, Logan Herald-Journal
  • “Officials say economic outlook good for public land transfer, but keep study under wraps,” November 19, 2014, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Lands-Transfer Report, Decisions Delayed,” November 19, 2014, KUER
  • “N.M. businesses urge state lawmakers to resist efforts to take federal lands,” November 18, 2014, Environment and Energy Daily
  • “Report by sportsmen’s group faults state takeovers,” November 14, 2014, Environment and Energy Daily
  • “Election Divides GOP On Whether To Seize And Sell America’s Public Lands,” November 7, 2014, Climate Progress
  • “GOP candidates push hard for state control over federal lands,” November 3, 2014, Colorado Independent
  • “Legal analysis says public lands effort is flawed; proponents undeterred,” October 30, 2014, Deseret News
  • “Legal scholars challenge underpinnings of Utah’s public lands campaign,” October 29, 2014, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Utah takeover bid ‘legally flawed’ – scholars,” October 29, 2014, Environment and Energy Daily
  • “A Public Lands Controversy In The Great American West,” October 29, 2014, OnPoint
  • “6 races seen as key to state takeover bids in restive West,” October 29, 2014, Environment and Energy Daily
  • “Western states eye federal lands – again,” October 27, 2014, High Country News
  • “Local residents oppose federal land transfer,” October 15, 2014, Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
  • “Crowd at Twin Falls Hearing Largely Against State Taking Fed Lands,” October 13, 2014, Twin Falls Times-News
  • “Western state leaders convene in Salt Lake City, urge control of federal lands,” October 9, 2014, Deseret News
  • “Elected Officials in the West Believe State Controlled Public Lands Movement is Gaining Steam,” October 9, 2014, KUER (Utah)
  • “Federal Lands Committee to Meet in Twin, Hailey on Friday,” October 8, 2014, Twin Falls Times-News
  • “Public land grab efforts stall across West,” September 15, 2014, Idaho Statesman
  • “Voters in U.S. West oppose transfer of public lands to states: survey,” September 26, 2014, Reuters
  • “Most Western voters oppose their state taking over federal land,” September 26, 2014, Washington Post
  • “Voters in 8 States Oppose Taking Control of Federal Land,” September 25, 2014, KUER (Utah)
  • “While Bob Beauprez backs state control of federal lands, poll shows Westerners don’t,” September 25, 2014, Denver Post
  • “Poll: Utahns only westerners who still want federal land transfer,” September 25, 2014, Salt Lake Tribune
  • “Poll: Majority of Westerners oppose federal land sell-off,” September 25, 2014, Bozeman Daily Chronicle
  • “Land, no: Poll says Western voters oppose giving federal lands to states,” September 25, 2014,   Cronkite News
  • “Poll finds Western voters oppose state takeovers,” September 25, 2014, Environment and Energy News
  • “Rally in the rain: Hunters and anglers protest public land transfer,” September 27, 2014, Helena Independent Record
  • “Soaked supporters rally for public lands,” September 27, 2014, Bozeman Daily Chronicle
  • “Idaho Attorney General Says Transferring Public Land Faces Many Hurdles,” September 29, 2014, Boise State Public Radio
  • “Idaho lands panel’s legal bills mount,” September 29, 2014, Spokesman-Review
  • “Hunters plan rally for ‘soul of our state,’” September 25, 2014, Great Falls Tribune
  • “Goicoechea plans to introduce public lands transfer bill,” September 24, 2014, Pahrump Valley Times
  • “AG candidate: Utah has no shot at public lands transfer,” September 15, 2014, The Spectrum
  • “Montana legislators nix recommendation to take over federal lands,” September 11, 2014, Missoulian
  • “Ranchers concerned about grazing fees if state takes over from feds,” September 1, 2014, Billings Gazette
  • “Proposal to transfer federal lands to state ownership divisive, and debated,” August 31, 2014, Helena Independent-Record