A large part of Colorado's Western Slope is administered by a federal agency -- and that's one reason why a Colorado county wants the agency's headquarters to move there.
County commissioners in Mesa County -- home of Grand Junction -- unanimously passed a resolution Monday asking that President Donald Trump's Department of the Interior move the headquarters of its Bureau of Land Management from Washington to Grand Junction, the Daily Sentinel newspaper reports.
"We think it absolutely makes sense," the Sentinel quotes Mesa County Commissioner Scott McInnis -- a former congressman -- as saying.
The resolution notes that Grand Junction is surrounded by BLM land, and that Mesa County's economy "is dependent on BLM managing our federal lands for multiple use," including energy, grazing and recreation.
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