Omnibus Bill 2016 increases BLM budget $117 Million

With all the current issues in the western states involving the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the US Forest Service some people are demanding that congress cut or defund these land agencies. Seth Stinson of Utah asked three Utah Congressman to do just that during a congressional listening session in St George in January. According to Congressman Bishop the three Utah”s congressman have key influential positions on different committees in Washington DC that have some control over the land agencies. “Having Utah represented on key and influential committee positions is beneficial…