GOP U.S. House passes bill opening more public land to development if reserve oil is tapped

The bill was supported by Oregon’s two Republican U.S. representatives

By: - January 27, 2023 11:31 am
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Oregon's two Republican U.S. representatives and their GOP colleagues want more land opened to oil and gas development. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.