by Sheila Gardner

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July 2, 2013
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Douglas lands bill in U.S. Senate

Douglas County’s long-awaited lands bill was introduced Tuesday by Sens. Harry Reid and Dean Heller, and characterized by leaders back home as an important step in preserving Carson Valley’s agricultural heritage. In a bipartisan effort, Nevada’s two senators introduced the Douglas County Conservation Act of 2013 to promote conservation, improve recreation opportunities, and provide for development in Douglas County. “This bill is a culmination of more than a dozen years of work between state, local, and federal officials and I am pleased with the results. Nevada, with 87 percent of our land base controlled by the federal government, has the …

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