Where is Cliven Bundy Ranch?
Gold Butte National Monument, Nevada, where the Bundy family has unlawfully grazed cattle for years. Now Ryan Bundy is under investigation for an illegal irrigation construction on the monument land. Want to catch up on big developments quickly?
Did Bundy pay his grazing fees?
Bundy wound up in pre-trial detention for 18 months over the 2014 stand-off, but because of prosecutorial misconduct, he was released and his case adjudged a mistrial. New charges weren’t filed. He and his large family continue to run cattle on federal land without paying the modest grazing fees.
How much does Cliven Bundy owe the government?
Three federal court decisions ― Bundy I, Bundy II, and Bundy Ill ― have now considered and rejected Bundy’s repeated arguments.” Much of the land Bundy illegally grazes on is now protected as Gold Butte National Monument. Bundy owes more than $1 million in grazing fees and penalties, according to federal officials.
Who are the Arizona State legislators involved in the Bundy standoff?
On April 15, 2014, a group of Republican state legislators from Arizona, including Representatives Bob Thorpe (R-Flagstaff), David Livingston (R-Peoria), Kelly Townsend (R-Mesa), Senators Judy Burges (R-Sun City West), and Kelli Ward (R-Lake Havasu City) traveled to Mesquite, Nevada, to support Bundy in his standoff with the BLM.
Where are BLM standoffs taking place in the west?
The Millers’ violence was extreme, but tense standoffs between the BLM and antigovernment activists have taken place across the West — in Utah, Texas, New Mexico and Idaho — in the wake of the ranch standoff.
How many federal agents were at the Bundy standoff in Utah?
Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, who officially traveled to the Bundy standoff to convey that Utah did not want the cattle, put the number of federal agents present at over 200. According to Las Vegas assistant sheriff Joe Lombardo, there were 24 BLM rangers and Las Vegas deputy sheriffs present at the standoff.
How much do cattle ranchers owe the government?
The Bureau of Land Management said that as of late April 2014, 45 cattlemen owed a collective $18,759. And most of that is barely past due, with just two ranchers leaving their bills unpaid 60 days or more, considered a truly delinquent account in private business