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November 9, 2018 by

WVP Launches Ad Campaign in Montana Calling on Ryan Zinke to Resign

Today, Montana-based conservation watchdog group Western Values Project announced they will run a nearly $30,000 ad campaign in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s home state calling on Zinke to resign. The […]

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November 9, 2018 by

WVP Endorses Zinke for Fox News Contract

Politico is reporting that while Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke prepares to head out of his $139,000 office doors, he’s exploring a role with Fox News. While Western Values Project has […]

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November 7, 2018 by

Public Lands Win In Election, Oversight Opportunity Created with New Congress

Last night, American voters made their voices heard. Protecting access to public lands and natural places were key issues in this election, as anti-public lands candidates found out all too […]

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November 1, 2018 by

Western Values Project Calls for Secretary Zinke’s Resignation

After The Hill broke the news that the Interior Department’s internal watchdog referred its investigation of Secretary Ryan Zinke to the Department of Justice just days before the attempted, and […]

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October 30, 2018 by

Western Values Project Statement on Zinke Probe Referred to DOJ

The Department of Interior’s Office of Inspector General has referred an investigation into Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to the Department of Justice (DOJ), CNN reports. Fifteen federal investigations regarding the […]

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October 23, 2018 by

Former Monsanto Executive Tapped for Top Wildlife Manager Position at Interior

Last night, The Hill reported that former Monsanto executive Aurelia Skipwith would be nominated to lead the Interior Department’s Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). As FWS Director, she would be […]

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October 18, 2018 by

Statement from Western Values Project on Bizarre Inspector General Mix-Up

After reports earlier this week that that the Interior Department’s Acting Inspector General would be replaced with a political appointee from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Interior […]

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October 16, 2018 by

Western Values Project Statement on Suspect Replacement of Interior Inspector General

Earlier today, The Hill reported that Interior’s Acting Inspector General Mary Kendall would be replaced by Suzanne Israel Tufts, a Trump appointee from the Department of Housing and Urban Development […]

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October 15, 2018 by

Secrecy Since Day One: New Exposé Reveals Ryan Zinke’s Secret Calendar

Over the weekend a CNN story, based in part on Western Values Project analysis of public records, revealed that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke repeatedly kept meetings off of his official […]

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October 15, 2018 by

Zinke Taps Land Transfer Bundy-Backer for Interior Deputy Solicitor Post

On late Friday afternoon, multiple media outlets reported that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke had tapped controversial land seizure lawyer Karen Budd-Falen to be Deputy Solicitor for Wildlife and Parks, a […]

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