How a plan to boost Kansas-Nebraska tourism got wrapped up in fears of a 30×30 ‘land-grab’

Republican lawmakers like Rep. Boebert fuel suspicion that government seeks control over private property

By: - May 18, 2021 4:50 am

Angel Cushing, a north-central Kansas resident who opposes the proposed National Heritage Area designation in Kansas and Nebraska, speaks at a May 13, 2021, meeting in Marshall County, Kansas, as Norman Kincaide, a Colorado activist who opposes National Heritage Areas, looks on. (Screenshot from Facebook live video)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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