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Conveyance Considered

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The conveyance bill to allow the State of Wyoming to complete the sale of land in Grand Teton National Park to the federal government is still in the House and subject to floor debate. While the prospects for passage there look good, it may face more of a challenge when it reaches the Senate. Still, Senator Leland Christiansen says he is optimistic about its prospects. Christiansen says State Treasurer Joe Meyer spoke to the Senators and provided a perspective of the issue – saying he has been working on this and similar issues around the state and that the sale appears to be the best solution to dealing with such lands. Christiansen says before the issue moves to the Senate floor, it will have to face second and third reading and then be assigned to a committee on the Senate side for deliberation there.

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