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Rare Truce in Land-Use Wars in Utah

MONTICELLO, Utah—San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman made a defiant point about land use when he led an unauthorized ride of all-terrain-vehicle users into a nearby scenic canyon last May after it had been closed by the Bureau of Land Management to protect archaeological artifacts.

 

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Obama to ask agency official to step down amid congressional pressure

Washington (CNN)The White House is expected to ask the embattled chairman of the Chemical Safety Board to step down Wednesday, congressional sources tell CNN.

Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso has been accused by members of Congress of malfeasance, hostility towards his staff and retaliation against whistleblowers. And an inspector general report found he used personal email to conduct government business, which contradicted his sworn congressional testimony.

 

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Chaffetz wants answers from TSA over long lines

(KUTV) TSA lines at Salt Lake International Airport are a nightmare if you hit the screening at the wrong time. Thursday night at 7 p.m., business travelers were getting nervous. They planned on normal wait times and got way more than they bargained for.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he feels their pain. He flies at least three times a week and believes TSA scheduling is getting worse, not better. He says he's come close to missing flights he shouldn't have because the pre-check lines have been shut down early.

 

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Chaffetz on Criminal Illegal Immigrants & Secret Service

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Immigration: Don't fix one illegal action with another

Like a giant billboard inviting would-be immigrants to break the law, American immigration policy has long incentivized the wrong behaviors. Our policy of making legal immigration long and painful while looking the other way on illegal immigration sends exactly the wrong message: law-abiding people should stay home. We only want lawbreakers here.

I voted against last week’s bill funding the Department of Homeland Security through September because the bill did not defund President Obama’s executive orders, which perpetuate and exacerbate the problem of misaligned incentives.

 

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Chairman Chaffetz on the Today Show

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