Public Lands Steering Committee

All matters relating to federally-owned public lands including federal land ​management programs, natural resource revenue sharing payments, payments in lieu of taxes, and property tax immunity concerns.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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 From the Washington Watch blog

Action Needed: Bipartisan Legislation to Improve ESA Introduced

​ Bipartisan Legislation to Improve ESA Introduced  Co-Sponsors Urgently Needed  Counties would benefit from recently introduced bipartisan legislation in the Senate that would reduce the regulatory and... (read more)

7 weeks ago | 0

​Update on Wildfire Mitigation and Suppression Bills

On June 26, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a $39 billion Homeland Security spending bill for FY 2015. The bill includes... (read more)

3 months ago | 0

​Legislation Introduced to Ensure Full Economic Impact of Proposed Critical Habitat Designations

On July 31, Senators Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) and John Boozman (R-Ark.) introduced the “Private Landowner Protection Act”. This bipartisan legislation would require... (read more)

3 months ago | 0

County Officials Testify on Capitol Hill on Energy Production on Federal Lands and Revenue Sharing with Local Governments

  Left to Right: Supervisor D.L. Wilson, La Paz County, Ariz., Commissioner Mark Christensen, Campbell County, Wyo. and Commissioner Lorinda Wichman, Nye County,... (read more)

3 months ago | 0


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Committee Chair
Commission Chair Ron Walter
Chelan County, WA​

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