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Outdoor Enthusiasts Fear the Loss of Public Federal Lands

John Freemuth was quoted in an Associated Press article about outdoor enthusiasts who fear the transfer of millions of acres of federal public land to states. Freemuth comments that those who use public land for any sort of outdoor activity — … (Read More) Outdoor Enthusiasts Fear the Loss of Public Federal Lands

Jen Schneider Co-Authors an Article about the Coal Industry’s Rhetorical Playbook

An article co-authored by Jen Schneider titled “Inside the coal industry’s rhetorical playbook” about the rhetoric surrounding the upheaval in the U.S. coal industry was published in SFGate. In it the authors discuss the “war on coal” and Donald Trump’s … (Read More) Jen Schneider Co-Authors an Article about the Coal Industry’s Rhetorical Playbook

John Freemuth Comments on Recent Legislation Regarding Public Lands

John Freemuth was quoted in a BuzzFeed article titled “Conservation Groups are Worried that Congress Will Give Away Public Lands,” about a bill passed by House Representatives that could make it easier to challenge the federal government’s stewardship of about … (Read More) John Freemuth Comments on Recent Legislation Regarding Public Lands

John Freemuth Comments on U.S. Interior Secretary’s Visit to Boise State

U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell spoke on the Boise State University campus on Jan. 4 in a visit organized in part by the Andrus Center for Public Policy. Andrus Center Executive Director John Freemuth was quoted in an Idaho Statesman … (Read More) John Freemuth Comments on U.S. Interior Secretary’s Visit to Boise State

John Freemuth Quoted by Boise State Public Radio

Professor John Freemuth was quoted in two different articles that were posted online by Boise State Public Radio. One, about the the future of public lands under the Trump administration and the other about how an amendment about Sage Grouse … (Read More) John Freemuth Quoted by Boise State Public Radio

John Freemuth and MPA student, Mackenzie Case, penned an article to The Conversation, Oct. 13, 2016

Professor John Freemuth and his Graduate Assistant, Mackenzie Case, authored an article titled “Dems and the GOP are miles apart on yet another issue: Public lands” for The Conversation. In it they discuss Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton’s position between the issue … (Read More) John Freemuth and MPA student, Mackenzie Case, penned an article to The Conversation, Oct. 13, 2016

Freemuth quoted by Idaho Statesman

Professor John Freemuth was quoted in an Idaho Statesman article titled “Bundy trial over Malheur refuge occupation holds surprises” about Ammon and Ryan Bundy and the 5 others who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge earlier this year. Read more about … (Read More) Freemuth quoted by Idaho Statesman

Dr. John Freemuth Takes the Spotlight

Dr. John Freemuth was quoted in both a KBOI Channel 2 news story about growing suspicion and factions in the Republican Party, and a KIVI Channel 6 report titled “Contryversy at Owyhee Canyonlands” about continuing tensions between federal government and … (Read More) Dr. John Freemuth Takes the Spotlight

Major Federal Land Policy Change

Professor John Freemuth was quoted in an ABC News article titled “Wildfire Plan Seen as Biggest Land Policy Change in Decades”. The article discusses a federal land policy change initiated by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell that “directed federal resources for the first … (Read More) Major Federal Land Policy Change

Protester’s Actions are “inexcusable” According to Freemuth

John Freemuth was quoted in an article published by the Las Vegas Review-Journal titled “Who owns the land? Debate won’t end when Bundys leave Oregon”. The article discusses the Bundys, a family of Oregon ranchers, and their attempts to get federal … (Read More) Protester’s Actions are “inexcusable” According to Freemuth