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Bill would OK $50M for lawsuits

CASPER (WNE) — The Wyoming Legislature is considering a bill that would allocate $50 million for the purpose of litigating federal land-use policy.

The Senate Agriculture, State & Public Lands & Water Resources Committee last week moved the bill forward. Citing constitutional principles of co-equal government, Senate File 13 would authorize the Legislature to sue feds for acts and administrative rules, with specific reference to the Environmental Policy Act, National Historic Preservation Act, Endangered Species Act, amongst other federal laws.

The bill would al...

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