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

NACo Testifies Before Senate Committee on Endangered Species Act

​On May 5, Valley County, Idaho Commission Chairman and NACo Western Interstate Region First Vice President Gordon Cruickshank testified on... (read more)

7 days ago | 0

Win for Counties as Congress Extends SRS, Health Care Programs

​On April 14, 2015, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly voted to pass  H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015,... (read more)

5 weeks ago | 0

House Natural Resources Subcommittee Holds Oversight Hearing on Federal Lands Acquisition

​On April 15, 2015, the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands held an oversight hearing entitled "Federal Land Acquisition and... (read more)

5 weeks ago | 0

House “Doc Fix” Bill Would Extend SRS, Health Care Programs

​On March 26, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation that would extend several federal programs important to counties, including Secure... (read more)

2 months ago | 0


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Committee Chair
Commission Chair Ron Walter
Chelan County, WA​

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