Skip to comments.Sen. Cory Gardner: BLM to relocate to Grand Junction (Colorado)
Posted on 07/15/2019 1:44:33 PM PDT by dware
Senator Cory Gardner released a statement today announcing the Bureau of Land Management will be relocating to Grand Junction.
Today is a historic day for our nations public lands, western states, and the people of Colorado, said Senator Gardner. Relocating the Bureau of Land Management to the Western Slope of Colorado will bring the bureaus decision makers closer to the people they serve and the public lands they manage. The problem with Washington is too many policy makers are far removed from the people they are there to serve. Ninety-nine percent of the land the BLM manages is West of the Mississippi River, and so should be the BLM headquarters. This is a victory for local communities, advocates for public lands, and proponents for a more responsible and accountable federal government.
(Excerpt) Read more at westernslopenow.com ...
I’d suggest either Death Valley or Ruby Ridge.
Maybe we can move ATF to Grand Junction too.
Ohhh. Not Black Lives Matter?
I thought why? Why would Black Lives Matter move to Grand Junction CO?
Are there even any black people IN Grand Junction CO?
Good to get more of Fedzilla out of DC, but Gardner still needs a primary challenger.
If the Constitution was anything more than a nice looking piece of paper the BLM would be re-located to the dust-bin of history.
Yeah, the Founding Fathers were all about the Federal Government controlling enormous swaths of land. That was exactly what they had in mind.
My thoughts too
Back when I was younger, and I used to travel on a motorcycle quite a bit. I traveled through that area several times. It is a beautiful Scenic area definitely worth the trip to anybody that hasn’t been there.
Colorado Ping ( Let me know if you wish to be added or removed from the list.)
They were only there to manage the lands until they could disperse them under the Homestead Act. The same Homestead Act that Congress ended in the early 1970's.
A better choice would have been Wyoming, Utah, or Montana.
Agriculture to Kansas City? Maybe you get people from agricultural backgrounds who understand farmers. BLM to Grand Junction? Maybe you will get people from ranch and outdoor backgrounds who instinctively understand how to achieve some balance between the two.
It’s a great choice!
a good start....next should be Ag to Kansas City..
Medicare/HHS to FLorida....
Strategy & Tactics.... as you say who in the Washington thrall is willing to move out to where the service is actually provided..
Brilliant chess move and bring in new folks
Going to be a lot of BLM employees who are unwilling to move. That is great because it is a bloated and had been largely and unaccountable department. Great way to slash the number of people working in the department.
This is a good start. Once the agency is more decentralized, hand it over to the states. They know their environs better, and 90% of BLM land is west of the Mississippi.
Kansas City getting some employees from Washington too.
(I think the 99% figure shown in the article is an error.)
Feeww. I thought black lives matter was moving to GJ. YIKES
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