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Governors Discuss Job Losses Associated with Interior’s Backdoor Wild Lands Order
Posted by Neal Kirby on March 02, 2011
Yesterday, during a Natural Resources Committee hearing on the Administration’s “Wild Lands” order, Chairman Doc Hastings asked Idaho Governor Butch Otter and Utah Governor Gary Herbert if families have better job opportunities in areas subject to Wilderness restrictions. Not surprising, the answer is no. See what the Governors had to say about the impacts of this “Wild Lands” order on jobs and the economy. Watch below:

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