|Rep. Walden: Enough already
He says the 'Wildlands Initiative' allows federal government to create wilderness without public's or Congress' approval
February 01, 2011
The Obama administration needs to be reminded that creating new wilderness areas is the exclusive responsibility of Congress, says U.S. Rep. Greg Walden.
"Enough is enough," said the Republican from Hood River who represents Oregon's 2nd Congressional District.
"Enough is enough when they go to lock up our public lands without any public input," he told a group of about 75 people gathered on the Jackson County Courthouse steps in Medford late Monday morning. Several people held signs reading, "A Monumental Mistake" and "Don't Tread on Me."
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