Western lawmakers gather in Utah to talk federal land takeover

April 20 2014 It’s time for West­ern states to take con­trol of fed­er­al lands with­in their bor­ders, law­mak­ers and coun­ty com­mis­sion­ers from West­ern states said at Utah’s Capi­tol on Fri­day. More than 50 polit­i­cal lead­ers from nine states con­vened for the first time to talk about their joint goal: wrest­ing con­trol of oil-, tim­ber -and […]