• FOXNews.com: GOP Reps Offer Bill to Ban Interior Dept. From Hindering Border Agents
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    Apr 14, 2010 -
    GOP Reps Offer Bill to Ban Interior Dept. From Hindering Border Agents FOXNews.com April 14, 2010 Joshua Rhett Miller The unknown gunman who murdered an Arizona rancher three weeks ago entered and exited the U.S. illegally in an area where border agents are widely prohibited from using motorized vehicles, constructing... More
  • Republicans Introduce Legislation to Secure the Border on Federal Lands
    Press Release
    Apr 14, 2010 -
    Today, House National Parks, Forests and Public Lands Subcommittee Ranking Member Rob Bishop (R-UT), House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Doc Hastings (R-WA), Homeland Security Committee Ranking Member Peter King (R-NY) and Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Lamar Smith (R-TX) introduced legislation (H.R. 5... More
  • Secretary Salazar Conducts “Photo-Op” Border Visit
    Press Release
    Mar 16, 2010 -
    On Saturday, March 13, 2010, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar briefly toured Arizona’s southern border. While he can now check the visit off his to-do list, Secretary Salazar has yet to address how the implementation of environmental regulations by Department of Interior land managers are impeding border security ... More
  • As Secretary Salazar Visits Border, Dept. of Interior Must Stop Obstructing Border Patrol
    Press Release
    Mar 12, 2010 -
    On Saturday, March 13, 2010, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will briefly tour Organ Pipe National Monument, located along Arizona’s southern border. While there, Secretary Salazar must answer as to why the Department of the Interior (DOI) is using environmental regulations to hinder U.S. Border Patrol from secur... More
  • Sen. Coburn Offers Amendment Ensuring DOI Funds Do Not Restrict Border Security
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    Sep 23, 2009 -
    This morning, Senator Coburn introduced an amendment to the 2010 fiscal year Interior Appropriations bill that would ensure no funds are used to prohibit or restrict Homeland Security from securing our nation’s borders on public lands. 40 percent of America's southern border is on Department of Interior land and Republ... More
  • Vote Check: Amendments Defeated to Protect Private Property Rights and Improve Border Security
    Press Release
    Jul 9, 2009 -
    Today during a Full Committee markup, Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee voted against amendments to protect Americans’ private property rights and improve border security. H.R. 715, the Saguaro National Park Boundary Expansion and Study Act of 2009 Rep. Bishop of Utah Amendment #3 to HR. 715 – Protecti... More
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