NCFC calls for permenant funds to compensate for tax-exempt federal lands

“The U.S. government pays no local taxes on millions of acres of public land across the country. Congress’ new budget ends the federal payments that helped make up the difference for local governments.” In this article, Carol Miller (NCFC founder), … Continue reading

Population Growth, Economic Security and Cultural Change in Wilderness Counties

Paul Lorah, 2000. The author used data from 113 western counties with populations under 2500 to refute the “jobs versus environment” argument, which suggests that wilderness areas limit economic growth because access to extractive products is either severely limited or … Continue reading