This PERC Policy Series explores the underlying issues fueling grazing conflicts in the West, as well as what might be done to resolve them.
Holly Fretwell, Shawn Regan
Nearly half of the West is owned by the federal government. In this new report, PERC researchers find that the federal government loses money managing valuable natural resources on federal lands, while states generate financial returns.
When environmental groups buy ranchers' permits, there's no need for the feds to start rustling up trouble.
Imagine if the government were responsible for looking after your best interests. How well would this work? Just ask Native Americans.
PERC's new Policy Perspective explains how the government keeps tribes from developing their natural resources.
The Farm Bill will make it more difficult for Asian catfish to enter the U.S. market. But critics say it’s a trade barrier in disguise.
Shawn Regan, Fred Thomas
How opposition to coal exports is impacting one of the poorest communities in Montana — the Crow Indian reservation.