Tag Archives: American Lands Council

Should the county re-up with the American Lands Council?

Montezuma County undecided about renewing with American Lands Council A year after joining, the Montezuma County commissioners have not yet renewed their annual membership in the American Lands Council, a controversial group that lobbies for transferring federal public lands to … Continue reading

Published in April 2016 Tagged

Debate continues over lands-transfer concept

The idea of transferring public lands from the federal government to the states remains a hot topic in Montezuma County. Ever since the county commissioners voted in March to give $1,000 to the Utah-based American Lands Council, a group that … Continue reading

Published in June 2015 Tagged

The taxpayer money that fuels federal land transfer demands: How the behind-the-scenes lobby group American Lands Council gets funding

Kindra McQuillan May 15, 2015 Since 2012, the American Lands Council has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to advocate and lobby for the transfer of federal lands to states. Such a move could dramatically change how these lands are … Continue reading

Published in June 2015 Tagged