All posts tagged "Ryan Zinke"

  • Trump Administration Gives Florida ‘Get Out Of Offshore Drilling Free’ Card

    Last week the Interior Department announced that it would open up 47 new offshore block leases between 2019 and 2024 for oil drilling, making almost all of the country’s coastline available for oil speculation. It would represent...

    • Posted January 11, 2018
  • Trump Opens Up Offshore Drilling

    In an expected move, the Trump administration unveiled plans on Thursday to open up almost every square mile of federal waters to companies who want to drill for oil and gas. The announcement will predictably be opposed...

    • Posted January 4, 2018
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    Interior Secretary Zinke’s Wife Also Under Ethics Investigation

    Questionable ethics appears to be a family affair for Donald Trump’s controversial Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke. He is under investigation by both his department’s investigator general and the Federal Election Commission for questionable use of...

    • Posted December 1, 2017
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    Zinke Slammed For Not Documenting Travel

    According to the Washington post, the Interior Department’s watchdog division has dinged Secretary Ryan Zinke for failing to adequately document his travel, which has made investigating his alleged rule-breaking more difficult. Zinke has been under intense scrutiny...

    • Posted November 18, 2017
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    Zinke Target of FEC Ethics Complaint

    A watchdog organization has Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke in its crosshairs. The Campaign Legal Center filed a 20-page complaint on Monday with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) alleging that Zinke committed an illegal transaction by having his...

    • Posted October 30, 2017
  • Trump Interior Dept. Proposes Steep Fee Hike For National Parks

    “This land is your land, this land is my land,” Woody Guthrie once sang. But if Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke gets his way, we’ll all be paying a lot more to enjoy the scenic lands that belong...

    • Posted October 26, 2017
  • Did Zinke help this no-name firm get the gig?
    Zinke’s Hometown Firm Gets Big Puerto Rico Contract

    Last week, the Weather Channel was first to report that a heretofore unheard of firm in Montana won a $300 million bid to repair the ravaged electrical infrastructure of Puerto Rico, which was destroyed last month when...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
  • Interior Secretary Gets Imperial With His Flag

    The Narcissist-in-Chief in the White House may have some competition on that front from one of his cabinet members. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has the secretary’s flag raised on a pole atop the department’s Washington, D.C. building...

    • Posted October 16, 2017
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    Zinke: Don’t Remove Monuments, ‘Native Indians’ Aren’t Happy Either

    In a Breitbart interview, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke justified the administration’s support of preserving Confederate monuments by saying that Native Americans aren’t happy with statues of their oppressors being up either. “Where do you start and where...

    • Posted October 12, 2017
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    Is Secretary Zinke Campaigning on Taxpayer Funded Travel?

    According to a recent report from Politico, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has been hitting up campaign fundraisers for his buddies while flying around the country on the taxpayer dime. Along with Tom Price, Steve Mnuchin and other...

    • Posted October 12, 2017