Battle Over Public Lands

Courtesy of Skip Dixon

Less than two weeks after state lawmakers attacked federal ownership of public land in Arizona, members of the state’s congressional delegation turned their attention to the issue in Washington, D.C.

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., testified Wednesday before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources about a bill he sponsored aimed at turning federal land in rural La Paz County over to local officials, potentially opening it to energy exploration.  >> Read More