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  • Senate transportation bill funds more federal government land grabs

    03/19/2012 5:08:29 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 3 replies
    NetRightDaily.com ^ | March 19, 2012 | Rebekah Rast
    The U.S. Senate has approved of a $109 billion bill that provides two years of funding for transportation and transit projects around the country. The bill may or may not be taken up by the U.S. House Representatives depending on if they choose to write a separate House bill, but hopefully what will be left out of any final version is an amendment by Montana U.S. Sen. Max Baucus. His amendment funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to the tune of $1.4 billion for fiscal years 2013 and 2014 — quite a jump from the $323 million it...
  • The Reid Energy Bill: Another Government Land Grab

    08/01/2010 10:49:24 AM PDT · by Outside da Box · 8 replies · 2+ views
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | 7/31/2010 | Rob Gordon
    The all-too-familiar idea “a crisis is a terrible thing to waste” has reared its head in Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D–NV) Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Company Accountability Act of 2010. In addition to proposing hurdles high enough to trip efforts to develop energy resources in the Gulf of Mexico, the proposal would gift to the greens one of their long sought desires: a full pot of money in the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LCWF). It would be a big pot of cash that can be spent “without further appropriation” to, among other things, gobble up more private property.