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The South Carolina Resolution for the Transfer of Federal Lands

On April 3, 2016

By Ken Ivory, Director of Free The Lands | Federalism In Action “We in the East are tired of paying billions of dollars for the federal government to mismanage federally controlled lands in the West,” says South Carolina State Representative Alan Clemmons.   In 2013, the South Carolina Assembly passed a resolution “to express support to the western states […]

Illinois Won the First Sagebrush Rebellion

On March 31, 2016

By Ken Ivory, Director of Free The Lands | Federalism In Action Nevada currently holds the unenviable record for the highest percentage of federally controlled lands within its borders – more than 80%! But this is not just a Nevada problem; the federal government controls about half of the all lands within the western states. In contrast, States east of Colorado have, on average, […]

Release: Utah Lawmaker Will Lead Effort to “Free The Lands”

On February 11, 2016

KEN IVORY JOINS FEDERALISM IN ACTION Utah Lawmaker Will Lead Effort to “Free The Lands” CHARLESTON, SC – Federalism In Action is pleased to announce that Utah State Representative Ken Ivory has joined the non-partisan public policy organization as the director of the “Free The Lands” project. “We are excited to welcome Rep. Ken Ivory as […]

Top 3 Local: Indiana Faces Wrath of Feds for Making State-based Decisions

On May 9, 2014

It’s the end to another week, and which means it’s time to celebrate a new round of exciting federalism developments that occurred nationwide! If you’re new to our site, every Friday we highlight the 3 top stories highlighting local people making local decisions. We find the best example of “Federalism in Action,” so you can […]

Top 3 Local: Federal Approval Continues to Slide

On February 14, 2014

Happy Valentine’s Day! Despite a new wave of winter weather, this week brings more great examples of local people promoting local decision-making across the country. Federalism in Action gathers the top 3 stories from around the web that best highlight “federalism in action” each week. To read last week’s post, click here and see below […]

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