Gov. Kate Brown addresses land issues with feds

Brown shifts attention to Burns’ recovery.

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Brown said she continues to seek federal reimbursement of state and local government costs associated with the occupation, and she is also talking to federal officials about federal land management issues.

‘I’ll certainly be having conversations with our Congressional delegation, and will continue the conversations that I’ve started with folks at the federal level, for example the Department of Interior, (Secretary of the Interior) Sally Jewell,’ Brown said. ‘So we’re just beginning those conversations now, but we’ll be working closely with our federal delegation.’

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The Malheur occupation ended Thursday.

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