Biden’s new public lands chief faced with building bridges after contentious confirmation battle

Republican senators vow they will keep a close eye on Tracy Stone-Manning and the BLM

By: - October 20, 2021 10:40 am

Tracy Stone-Manning testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources during a hearing on her confirmation to become director of the Bureau of Land Management, on June 8, 2021. (Screenshot from U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources)

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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.