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New Mexico’s Udall seeks GAO probe to make sure taxpayers get...

With profits soaring for hard-rock mining and oil and gas companies doing business on public lands, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., is leading the charge to get the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to investigate whether American taxpayers are getting their fair share.

Fed lawmakers speak out for and against harsh Arizona immigration bill

On Capitol Hill, Prominent Latino Reps Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) and Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.) denounced Arizona’s controversial immigration bill and urged Gov. Jan Brewer (R-Ariz.)...

Report: Latino population pressure likely to impact GOP politics

A report released this month by America’s Voice, an immigration reform advocacy group, argues that swiftly growing Latino constituent populations across the country may...

Salazar flooded with support for ban on Grand Canyon uranium mining

In 2003, there were a mere 100 mining claims in the million or so acres of public land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park. Now...

House orders feds to clean-up Leadville tunnel

Partisan games were finally put to rest on Tuesday, as a long overdue environmental clean-up bill for Leadville, Colo., passed the U.S. House of...

Democrats scotch Lamborn’s Leadville Mine Tunnel bill

LEADVILLE-- Citizens here will continue to wait for the federal government to take responsibility for a mine drainage tunnel running through town and brimming with contaminated water.

A U.S. House bill ordering the Bureau of Reclamation to pump and clean the contaminated water backed up behind a blockage in the Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel was voted down Tuesday, largely by Democrats, including two from Colorado, in what observers suggest looked like clear political gamesmanship.

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