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The Loudmouth Project

A Republican and Two Democrats discuss managing public lands

If the Federal Government manages state land, how do local government’s generate revenue? In this episode, Rep. Ben McAdams discusses public lands, including how the state is compensated for the public land managed by the federal government, with Piute County Commissioner, Darin Bushman, a Republican, and Summit County Councilman Glenn Wright, a Democrat. The trio have worked together before, and they are discussing some of the things they all agree on when it comes to generating revenue from public lands.

About the author, Amy

For nearly three decades, Amy has been telling other people’s stories. As a professional journalist, she’s covered everything from crime to education, spending the last 19 years in sports. As an award-winning writer and columnist, she wrote about high school and college athletics, as well as covering six Olympic Games. Born in Utah, Amy moved to Alaska in junior high and graduated from Robert Service High School in Anchorage. She graduated from both Snow College and the University of Utah, and she has worked as a journalist in Salt Lake City since 1990. She co-hosted a high school radio show for over a decade, and she co-founded Voices of Reason podcast with her Deseret News colleague Jasen Lee. She is a wife, a mother, a grandmother and a devoted foster to animals hoping to find a home of their own.

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