All posts tagged "public land"

  • Government
    Equal Footing?: Nevada and Other Western States Got the Rug Pulled Out From Under Them

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) On Friday, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed House Bill 148, the latest volley in the long-running skirmish known as the Sagebrush Rebellion. The bill demands the United States extinguish title to federally occupied lands — about two-thirds of the state — and transfer title to the state of Utah...

  • Government
    Nevada Should Join Utah and Arizona in Still Another Bid to Grab Federal Land

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) The Utah Legislature has approved legislation demanding that the federal government cede certain federally controlled lands to the state. A resolution accompanying the bill says such things as: “WHEREAS, the enabling acts of the new states west of the original colonies established the terms upon which all such states...