Chaffetz cans bill to sell public lands, including Colorado’s

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

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz flirted with the idea of selling off 3,3 million acres of public lands in 10 Western states, including Colorado. The Republican from Utah introduced the Disposal of Federal Lands Act last week. Chaffetz backed off the deal this week, however. “I am withdrawing HR 621,” Chaffetz posted  on social  media late […]

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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.