Biden’s new public lands chief faced with building bridges after confirmation battle

By: - October 22, 2021 11:11 am
Tracy Stone-Manning

Tracy Stone-Manning’s Senate confirmation process to lead the Bureau of Land Management became one of the most contentious of President Joe Biden’s time in office. (Screenshot via

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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.