Western Governors Have Good Reason to Be Uneasy with Interior Secretary Nominee David Bernhardt

by Jayson O’Neill as published on Western Values Project “It’s been no secret that Western governors have been frustrated with the actions taken by the Interior Department…” David Bernhardt, President Trump’s nominee for Interior Secretary, is so toxic that even former and current GOP governors publicly criticized Bernhardt […]

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Santa Anita’s Current Killing Season Is No Anomaly – It Averages 50 Dead Racehorses Annually, Almost 600 Dead Since 2007

Source: Re-blogged from Patrick Battuello of Horseracing Wrongs According to official CHRB statistics, in the 11-year period 7/1/07-6/30/18 Santa Anita averaged 50 dead race horses annually In the wake of 23 dead horses since Christmas, Santa Anita cancelled racing yesterday and is closed indefinitely. But let’s identify this […]

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Emergency: Take Action to Save Our Wolves

Source: Center for Biological Diversity Wolves and other wildlife are crucial to America’s natural heritage This is it. Trump has declared a nationwide war on wolves. His administration has rolled out plans to strip Endangered Species Act protection from nearly every wolf in the lower 48. We know […]

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Interior Department Is Filled With Ex-Lobbyists Who Are Cozy with Their Former Employers, New Ethics Complaint Shows

by Jimmy Tobias, Jesse Coleman as published on The Intercept A lengthy ethics complaint filed Feb. 20th by the Campaign Legal Center, a Washington, D.C.-based watchdog group, outlines “a disturbing pattern of misconduct” at the scandal-plagued Interior Department… Only a few short weeks after President Donald Trump nominated […]

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