16 Apr 2016
April 16, 2016

RAMS initiates trip to lobby Washington

April 16, 2016

Mesabi Daily News
Bill Hanna

A delegation of local officials will travel to Washington this week to meet with federal officials Wednesday and emphasize that Gov. Mark Dayton does not speak for the Iron Range when it comes to the issuance of state and federal land leases.

The trip is in response to the governor’s recent declaration that leases on state land will no longer be issued. That declaration directly impacts the Twin Metals project near Ely and Babbitt.

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