U.S. Interior secretary to promote big spending jump for tribal, climate programs

Biden’s request includes 19% increase for the department — nearly four times the 5% boost for all domestic discretionary spending

By: - April 27, 2022 3:25 pm
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland

In this file photo, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland speaks during a visit to Grand Junction on July 23, 2021. Listening, from left, are Sen. Michael Bennet, Reps. Lauren Boebert and Joe Neguse, Gov. Jared Polis and Sen. John Hickenlooper. (Sharon Sullivan for Colorado Newsline)

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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.