Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Dean Heller Named Vice Chairman of Western Caucus

Dean HellerWashington, January 26, 2011 - U.S. Congressman Dean Heller (R-NV) was named by his House peers Vice Chairman of the Western Caucus. Heller’s selection to the position of Vice Chairman will run through the entire two years of the 112th Congress. Heller previously served as Policy Chairman for the Caucus.

“With nearly 85% of Nevada federally controlled, federal public land policies and management have a direct impact on my constituents.
There will be many issues impacting western states over the next two years. Whether we are fighting for public land access or responsible resource development for job creation, it is essential that western Members of Congress to stand together and work for our common interests,” said Heller.

The Western Caucus, established in 1992 and comprised of nearly 40 Members of Congress, has developed the reputation as the primary defender in Washington of balanced public lands access, private property rights, and responsible natural resource development.

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