U.S. Senate confirms Stone-Manning as public lands chief, overcoming months of GOP attacks

BLM owns over 13 million acres in New Mexico, about half of the federal land in the state

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El Malpais near Grants, N.M. is under the purview of the Bureau of Land Management in New Mexico. (Photo by Bob Wick / BLM)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.