Utah bill tramples on tribal sovereignty at Bears Ears

Last month, President Trump issued a proclamation claiming to drastically reduce, and otherwise weaken, the Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah. Our tribes, along with the other tribes of the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition, immediately sued the president, arguing that the proclamation was void because his actions were beyond the president’s authority. The Utah delegation seems to understand that our lawsuit against President Trump has the weight of the law on its side, and thus stands a high likelihood of success. That would leave President Obama’s...

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Breaking: Is Rob Bishop hiding something?

House Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop yesterday couldn't rule out the possibility that the committee's Republican staff have secretly worked with the Trump transition team to craft forthcoming executive orders.

"I don't know what people have actually signed and what they haven't," the Utah Republican said when asked by E&E News about any nondisclosure agreements his staffers may have entered into with the Trump team.

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Robert Lucero