U.S. House GOP would make it easier for feds to give public lands away to states

Republicans, conservative groups see states as preferable land stewards, while Dems, environmental groups see federal divestment as step toward restricting access

By: - January 16, 2023 4:05 am
U.S. Capitol Building

The U.S. Capitol Building is seen on Oct. 22, 2021, in Washington, D.C.(Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

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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.