Public lands would get a boost from Bennet, Gardner bills

Author: Joey Bunch - February 2, 2017 - Updated: February 2, 2017

After the splash Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz made when he proposed then┬ápulled a bill to sell off 3.3 million acres of public lands in 10 Western states this week, five bills by Colorado’s senators, Democrat Michael Bennet of Denver and Republican Cory Gardner of Yuma, seem awfully local. Bennet and Gardner announced the bills they’re […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.