Tag: President Obama

San Juan County paid nearly $500K to Louisiana law firm to lobby for Bears Ears reductions

This story originally appeared at sltrib.com. Read it in its entirety here. Two months before President Barack Obama designated Bears Ears National Monument in late 2016, San Juan County hired a New Orleans-based law firm to fight against the designation and later to lobby for the monument’s reduction. The southeastern Utah county paid $485,600 to Davillier Law Group in

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Press Release – EXECUTIVE ORDER FAVORS COAL AND CORPORATIONS OVER PEOPLE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 CONTACT: Madison Hayes | Alliance for a Better Utah | madison@betterutah.org   Salt Lake City, UT – In the company of politicians and anti-public lands advocates, President Trump signed an executive order instructing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review national monument designations former presidents have made within the

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