Maryland Matt Rosendale, a Fierce Advocate for Transfer of Federal Lands

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Maryland Matt Rosendale, a Fierce Advocate for Transfer of Federal Lands

Rosendale: “I have long been on the record as an advocate for the transfer of federal public lands to the state”
 

Helena, MT – After the U.S. House passed the Great American Outdoors Act, which provides full, permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, Maryland Matt Rosendale is again playing the typical politician and attempting to rewrite his record on public lands. 

Maryland Matt has a long history of opposing protections for our public lands. In 2014, Maryland Matt admitted to being  “an advocate for the transfer of public lands” and proposed that the federal government transfer U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management lands in Montana to the state to manage and control. When he served in the state legislature, he introduced legislation encouraging federal public lands transfer to the state, and voted for a bill that would have disallowed Montana from acquiring any new public lands. 

That bill is only one example of Rosendale’s many out-of-touch anti-public lands policies:

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