by Paige Blankenbuehler as published on High Country News A Democratic spitfire takes the helm of the House Committee on Natural Resources Less than a week before the midterm elections, U.S. House Rep. Raúl Grijalva, D- Arizona, released a report detailing how the U.S. House Committee on Natural […]
Western Watersheds Project Western Watersheds Project is proud to have been invited by Congressman Raúl Grijalva to testify at the House Committee on Natural Resources Committee oversight hearing tomorrow. The oversight hearing is called, “The Essential Role of Livestock Grazing on Federal Lands and Its Importance to Rural America” […]
Forward by R.T. Fitch ~ Pres/Co-founder of Wild Horse Freedom Federation
“For the past several days I have been in a tizzy over the glamorization of the abusive and destructive horse racing ‘industry’ and last night several advocates reined me in and headed me back towards to wild horses and burros. Sorry, but when it comes to our equines I see no silos.
Crybaby, welfare, subsidized ranchers have been in the news, as of late, for suing the BLM for not, allegedly, upholding the letter of the law by stripping federally protected wild horses from their rightful public range. It’s all about entitlement and greed and what do the likes of these ‘ranchers’ do when things don’t go their way…they break the very laws that they have pledged to uphold.
Source: Multiple “That’s an animal that’s part of Arizona history,” HEBER, Arizona — Residents in the eastern Arizona town of Heber are in disagreement with federal officials over whether free-roaming horses that have become part of the local landscape deserve to remain free. The U.S Forest Service believes […]
SOURCE: grijalva.house.gov Wednesday November 19, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) was elected Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee, which is charged with preserving America’s public lands, nation’s parks, fisheries, wildlife, as well as oversight over Native American affairs and mineral land laws. […]
Source: by SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press “It’s a question of a policy and management strategy that has consistently failed in preserving and sustaining the wild horse legacy of this country.” PALOMINO VALLEY, Nev. (AP) — The top Democrat on a congressional subcommittee on public lands said Wednesday that he […]
Source: Staff report from RGJ.com “We think he’ll be pleased with the health and well-being of the horses.” The Bureau of Land Management says it welcomes an Arizona congressman’s visit to its Palomino Valley corral for wild horses Wednesday, but is not responding to his comments critical of […]
Source: Horsetalk.co.nz Lawmakers urge action over wild horses Raúl Grijalva A letter from 30 lawmakers is urging US Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reform the Bureau of Land Management’s controversial wild horse and burro management program. It follows a recent National Academy of Sciences (NAS) review, which criticised […]
Source: Multiple, written by Scott Sonner “This is an untenable situation, both for America’s wild horses and for American taxpayers.” RENO — Thirty U.S. representatives urged new U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Thursday to make a priority out of reforming the government’s wild horse management program and […]
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