from http://www.dailykos.com/story/2017/01/03/1616800/-Selling-off-public-lands-The-House-rule-change-that-went-unnoticed

House Republicans on Tuesday changed the way Congress calculates the cost of transferring federal lands to the states and other entities, a move that will make it easier for members of the new Congress to cede federal control of public lands.

The provision, included as part as a larger rules package the House approved by a vote of 233 to 190 during its first day in session, highlights the extent to which some congressional Republicans hope to change longstanding rules now that the GOP will control the executive and the legislative branches starting Jan. 20.

rest http://www.dailykos.com/story/2017/01/03/1616800/-Selling-off-public-lands-The-House-rule-change-that-went-unnoticed

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