U.S. House plan for new mining royalties draws objections from Western senators

Congressional Budget Office estimates total annual income that would be subject to royalties under a similar bill was $5 billion to $7 billion

By: - October 5, 2021 3:33 pm
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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.