The CRA: A potent weapon to vanquish regulations

After 20 years of limited use, the Congressional Review Act has been rediscovered as a powerful tool to overturn the worst “midnight” regulations issued at the end of the Obama Administration.

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Making The Rural American West Great Again

In the fifth installment of a six-part series with Investor's Business Daily, PLF's Tony Francois explains how President Trump can aid and protect rural western communities.

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PLF appeals EPA veto of vital road project

PLF joined with Marquette County, Michigan officials in appealing the U.S. EPA’s unjustified veto of a local road project that is vital for community safety and environmental health.

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PLF forces Coastal Commission to halt assault on family’s seawall

Prodded by a court ruling obtained by PLF last year, the California Coastal Commission withdrew its assault on a San Clemente family’s right to protect their beachfront mobilehome.

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High Court is asked to hear challenge to California’s suction-dredge mining ban

California is illegally frustrating federal law by prohibiting suction-dredge mining — which effectively bans prospectors from working their streambed claims on federal land.

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PLF's 2017 Annual Dinner is coming!

You're invited to PLF's 2017 Annual Dinner, Saturday, March 18, at the Meritage Resort and Spa in the heart of California's Napa Valley.





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Oklahoma can't cancel the First Amendment

Peggy Fontenot, a prominent American Indian artist, is standing up against an Oklahoma Law that forbids her from selling her art as American Indian made.

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Bureaucratic overreach and the separation of powers
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