Survey: Montanans Support Transferring Public Lands To The State

On March 29, 2016

By Marjorie Haun With federal control of Montana’s public lands growing more contentious due to questionable decisions by the feds, a majority of residents are now looking for an on-site manager. A recent survey conducted by the University of Montana and Stanford University found that a clear majority of Montana residents now support transferring some […]

Top 3 Local: Montana Governor Pushes for More State Control

On December 13, 2013

It may be Friday the 13th, but Federalism in Action still wants to end the week on a high note and celebrate federalism. We’ve gathered the Top 3 stories on local people making local decisions. To check out last week’s post, click here.  FOR MOTIVATION: Montana governor decries federal land management During the Western Governor’s Association […]

Montana ranches threatened by the federal government

On May 10, 2013

Montana is a land rich with natural resources. There’s just one problem: the federal government controls 30 percent of it. As a result of increasing federal regulation, families in the state are at risk to lose their ranches and their livelihood. One rancher, Tom DePuydt, remarked on the federal government’s regulations and overreach into Montana: […]

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