REPORT: Colorado’s Outdoor Heritage Imperiled by Trump Administration Culture of Corruption

Three Years of Revolving Doors, Huge Campaign Contributions, and Reckless Decisions Leave Public Lands Users Footing the Bill 

Today, Western Values Project — an Accountable.US project based in Montana, defending America’s public lands — released the first in a series of corruption reports highlighting how the Trump administration is costing public lands users across Western states. Today’s report focuses on Colorado and can be downloaded here.

“Donald Trump and his friends are getting richer by shutting the rest of us out of our American birthright,” said Deputy Director of Western Values Project Jayson O’Neill. “Any member of Congress who pretends to care about public lands must act to actually protect those lands from this unprecedented level of corruption and exploitation. A good place to start would be stopping President Trump’s war on Colorado’s public lands.”

A revolving door of staff and huge campaign contributions to the President and his allies have paved the way for special interests to jeopardize some of the most iconic landscapes in the state. Strikingly, the report shows that: 

Supporting materials for the report can be downloaded here.

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