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Park Land Sale Passes House

The Wyoming House of Representatives this morning passed the “Transfer of State Lands” bill authorizing completion of the sale of state land inside Grand Teton National Park to the federal government with a vote of 46 to 11.  Legislative authorization was necessary since the sale had been conducted without putting the land out to the highest bidder.  Representative Keith Gingery says opposition heard on the floor this week was more a venting of frustration with the federal government over a variety of issues than it was opposition to the bill itself. What opposition initially existed in the house was overcome with personal visits by the bill’s sponsor, Representative Ruth Ann Petroff, Senator Leland Christiansen and Gingery to educate those legislators about the circumstances of the bill.  The bill now travels to the Senate where it will be considered in committee before being sent to the floor for debate there.

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