Federal Lands
Financial Readiness
  • Federal Lands Discussion with NM PBS
    July 21, 2014
    Fred Martino of New Mexico PBS station KRWG speaks with Carl Graham, Director of the Coalition for Self-Government in the West about federal lands and federal dependence in the state. Carl Graham with New Mexico PBS KRWG’s Fred Martino
  • How/Why the west is turning right … sort of
    July 17, 2014
    CSG-W director Carl Graham’s answer to the question “What’s happening with conservatism in the West” in the Washington Times. Bottom line: The tilt of the West, and the nation may come down to mundane math. If an urban majority that is disconnected from the rural production economy, a majority that values feel-good policy over physical outcomes, can impose ...
  • Federalism Panel at the Heritage Foundation
    June 11, 2014
    We were privileged to participate in a panel with Rep. Rob Bishop at the Heritage Foundation in Washington D.C. on June 10th, 2014. Rep. Bishop and CSG-W Director Carl Graham talked federal lands and financial readiness with a diverse group of congressional staffers, think tanks and media. You can watch the one-hour panel here. The event was ...
  • Beyond Bundy: Federal Lands Issue Didn’t Start, Won’t End At Bunkerville
    May 16, 2014
    CSG-W director Carl Graham’s commentary in The Federalist. Few people expected Cliven Bundy to become a poster child for federal lands policy in the West, but when some people–perhaps a little too eager for a hero–took up his cause, a national story was created out of a property dispute. Meanwhile, the larger issue of unfair and ...
  • National Review Online: The War on the West
    April 21, 2014
    National Review Online carried CSG-W Director Carl Graham’s article on civil disobedience and the Bundy ranch standoff in Nevada. The point of the article is that we need to carry the national attention the Bundy’s stand garnered and convert that into political and legal victories. Most of the 300+ people who commented disagreed, but they weren’t ...