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"When the administration is, for lack of a better word, stiffing us -- you know that causes concern," Hastings said during a hallway interview on Capitol Hill. "We do have responsibilities to our constituents to make sure that when there is a huge change on federal lands in their area, that they are part of that process. We are afraid that that process is going to be taken away from them and that's why we're asking for these documents."
Those commercial activities create jobs and tax revenue for the states. Tax revenues from commercial activity on federal lands often pays for local schools. However, with the single stroke of his pen, President Obama can use the Antiquities of Act of 1906 to turn federal land into National Monuments.(Meaning YOU are potentially "locked" out it).
Originally posted by sligtlyskeptical
How about a summary of what land is being grabbed and for what before asking people to watch a video?
Originally posted by JWash
::sigh:: The states involved:
Hope that helps ya out!