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Mountain States Legal Foundation: Miners Rebut Feds & Environmentalists; Claim Land Law Is Unconstitutional
Posted on 25 Mar 2013 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley, President and Chief Operating Officer of Mountain States Legal Foundation A 117-year-old nonprofit, non-partisan mining trade association with thousands of members has rebutted arguments by federal lawyers and environmental... Read More

Mountain States Legal Foundation: Supreme Court Must Hear Western “Takings Clause” Case
Posted on 13 Mar 2013 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley, President and Chief Operating Officer of Mountain States Legal Foundation A western, nonprofit, public-interest legal foundation with decades of experience defending the rights of westerners against the federal government... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal Legislative Updates: NY, NJ Take Different Paths To Sandy Recovery
Posted on 1 Apr 2013 by State Net

NY, NJ TAKE DIFFERENT PATHS TO SANDY RECOVERY: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) are taking vastly different approaches to residents seeking to rebuild their coastal homes destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Christie wants... Read More

Flood Insurance Guidance Announced By Federal Agencies
Posted on 17 Apr 2013 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By the Ballard Spahr LLP Mortgage Banking Group The federal banking agencies, together with the Farm Credit Administration, have issued joint guidance on amendments to the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (FDPA). The amendments were part of the... Read More

Supreme Court Must Hear “Only Enviros May Sue” Case
Posted on 7 Mar 2013 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley, President and Chief Operating Officer of Mountain States Legal Foundation A 118-year-old nonprofit, non-partisan mining trade association with thousands of members has urged the Supreme Court of the United States to hear a... Read More

Property Owner Allowed To Pursue Just Compensation Claim Over Rails To Trails Taking Of Easement
Posted on 9 Apr 2013 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley, President and Chief Operating Officer of Mountain States Legal Foundation A Wyoming man whose lawsuit-in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. for "just compensation" for use of his private property... Read More

Mountain States Legal Foundation: Alaska Landowners Fight Dismissal of Land Seizure Case
Posted on 11 Mar 2013 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley, President and Chief Operating Officer of Mountain States Legal Foundation Property owners in Juneau and Seward, for themselves and others throughout Alaska, have responded to attempts by State of Alaska Department of Natural... Read More