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States Rights and our forest

By A. M. Johnson


March 31, 2015
Tuesday PM

Editor Sitnews,

Young to Forest Service Chief: What Are You Doing in SE to Make Sure We Have a Steady Yield of Timber?

Another example of why State Rights per the Constitution should be the battle. Every piece of legislation offered in Congress should reflect the authority of the Constitution as it relates to State Rights.

Your efforts on this subject the forest reflects how the federal government has over reached its authority and that in part is because Congress has not followed the Constitution over the years yielding the Federal government authority is should never have had.

Correct this Representative Young, demand the State be in control of its resources. Enlist the Western State Representatives to support that effort.

On this subject of State Rights I do request a response.


Ketchikan, Alaska


About: This letter was sent to Representative Young

Received March 26, 2015 - Published March 31, 2015


Young to Forest Service Chief: “What Are You Doing in SE to Make Sure We Have a Steady Yield of Timber?” - Tuesday, in a House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands, Alaskan Congressman Don Young questioned U.S. Forest Service Chief Thomas Tidwell on his agency’s failure to approve new timber sales in Alaska, particularly Southeast Alaska, for the benefit of countless Alaskan communities and the very existence of the timber industry. - More...
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