Chris Saeger

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May 9, 2017 by

ICYMI: After Ignoring Local Tribes, Sec. Zinke Snaps At Woman Requesting Meeting

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s “listening tour” continues to be met with protesters and locals wondering who exactly he is “listening” to. During his visit to Bears Ears yesterday, Secretary Zinke […]

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May 8, 2017 by

Sen. Portman sticks Western taxpayers with the bill for his special interest favors

An Ohio politician who represents a state with virtually no public lands is poised to make Western taxpayers pay for his long-running love affair with the oil and gas companies, […]

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May 1, 2017 by

Land seizure leader invited to Trump’s anti-monuments announcement

A top leader in the land seizure movement was invited to the White House for the announcement of President Trump’s sham review of national monument designations, according to the Elko Daily Free […]

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April 28, 2017 by

Trump’s First 100 Days: A top ten list of public land attacks, cronyism, ethical failures & irresponsible energy policies

Number 1: Trump & Zinke Aim to Kill Teddy’s Legacy It was 110 years, 10 months, and 20 days ago Teddy Roosevelt signed one of his hallmark pieces of legislation, […]

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April 28, 2017 by

Statement on Scandal Plagued DOI Deputy Secretary Nomination Bernhardt

Chris Saeger, Executive Director of the Western Values Project released the following statement in response to news that David Bernhardt has been nominated as Deputy Secretary of the Interior: “There […]

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April 27, 2017 by

Will the Senate Put Special Interests Ahead of Taxpayers?

Don’t let taxpayer dollars go up in smoke by scrapping the BLM Methane Waste Rule. The Senate may vote very soon to revoke a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) rule […]

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April 26, 2017 by

Zinke/Trump Attack on Public Lands Silences Rural America

During the White House press briefing on President Trump’s executive order to review national monuments, Secretary Zinke was called out over the positive economic impacts of public lands and national […]

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April 25, 2017 by

Roosevelt fanboy Zinke poised to gut landmark Roosevelt legislation

Chris Saeger, Executive Director of the Western Values Project, released the following statement in response to reports that the Trump administration intends to review recent designations of national monuments: “Secretary […]

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April 25, 2017 by

WVP Sues Dept. of Interior for Records on Sec. Zinke’s Potential Deputy

The Western Values Project sued the Department of the Interior under the Freedom of Information Act for failing to release documents related to David Bernhardt’s tenure at the agency during […]

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April 24, 2017 by

Perdue Joins Ethically-Challenged Cabinet

Chris Saeger, Executive Director of the Western Values Project, release the following statement in response to news that Sonny Perdue has been confirmed as the Secretary of Agriculture: “Sonny Perdue […]

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