It was a busy week at the state Capitol. We’ll recap all the week’s top stories.
Grijalva and legislators urge interior secretary to revamp mustang program
Congressman Raúl Grijalva and 29 congressional members sent a letter to the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Thursday, asking her to reform the Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse and Burro Program. Earlier this month, a national panel of wildlife experts released a report on the agency saying it is mishandling the program. It found that the use of round-ups and stockpiling to control the wildlife mustang population is expensive and is instead increasing the population.