GovBeat: Public land

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 12/30/2013

A third of New Mexico is federally owned, but the state might buy some of it back

Officials are considering whether they can and should buy a few thousand acres up for sale.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  01:30 PM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Mexico, newsletter, Public land, public lands

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 10/15/2013

More than half the West is federally owned. Now some states want that land

Two thirds of Utah is federal land and the state wants it back. (And they’re not alone.)

By Niraj Chokshi  |  03:47 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Public land, shutdown