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

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)

7 days 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)

7 days 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)

4 weeks ago | 0

Bipartisan House Letter Supporting PILT Closes with 100 Signatures

​On March 25, Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) champions in the U.S. House of Representatives sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to Congressional... (read more)

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Committee Chair
Commission Chair Ron Walter
Chelan County, WA​

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Associate Legislative Director


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