House Republicans move to cut Obama's power to create national monuments

House Republicans move to cut Obama's power to create national monuments
(Washington Examiner, 4/4)

“Rep. Paul Gosar and 28 other Republicans have signed on to the Protecting Local Communities from Executive Overreach Act. […] Gosar is particularly concerned about a plan between the White House and the Bureau of Land Management to declare 1.7 million acres of the Grand Canyon Watershed and 160,000 acres of the Sedona Verde Valley as national monuments. He said the plans are further evidence of the Obama administration using the Antiquities Act to take land away from western states. […] While Anderson acknowledges that the federal government takes public comment and input on national monument declarations, it seems like no one is listening. […] Gosar said he hopes Congress will pass the bill before its session ends in January.’”

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Jeff Small