This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. The podcast can be found at the bottom of this post. You’ve probably heard by now that the Utah Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office came out with a report last week detailing the potential impacts of transferring about half of […]
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Carl Graham – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed carbon rule is the latest in a series of regulations that will increase the cost of electricity and natural gas at a time when wages are stagnant and a lot of people are struggling to get by. According to a recently released study, if this new […]
A step by step rebuttal of the U. of U. “analysis,” complete with Lawyer-ese and everything. ALC Legal Rebuttal
By Paul Gessing and Carl Graham In a recent New York Times editorial, New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich asserted that supporters of a transfer of some federal lands to the states are engaged in a “land grab.” He’s not just wrong he’s inverting the truth completely. It is actually the federal government that has “grabbed” […]
by: Carl Graham Two recent polls on federal versus state lands management preferences have seemingly contradictory findings. In fact, they demonstrate one key point: The more people know about the costs and benefits of transferring federal lands to state control, the more they tend to endorse it. A Center for American Progress poll released late last week […]
CSG-W Director Carl Graham’s guest commentary on the misinformation that’s being peddled about federal lands transfer efforts. Stop with the straw men: Nobody’s ‘seizing’ federal lands “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” Mahatma Gandhi said that, and it’s a pretty reliable barometer of political progress. […]
Garrett Robinson, host of KVSF’s The Jungle in Santa Fe, NM talked with CSG-W director Carl Graham, NM Rep. Yvette Herrell and Rio Grande Foundation president Paul Gessing in an hour-long discussion of federal funds and federal lands in the state.
Montana’s SJ15 set up a study to look at federal lands management policies in the state and the committee did a tremendous job collecting data and identifying challenges and opportunities. We’ll post the draft report soon, but in the meantime a couple of pieces are already available. The first is a study matrix and related […]
Congressional Transfer of Public Lands to the State of Nevada: A Report of the Nevada Land Management Task Force to the Nevada Interim Legislative Committee on Public Lands Pursuant to AB 227 of the 2013 Nevada Legislative Session This is the final draft of Nevada’s study looking at the issues surrounding transfer of federal public […]
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