Feds to pay local governments $465 million for 2017 land use

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced the sum in Nevada on Monday.

The U.S. Department of the Interior will pay nearly $465 million this year to local governments primarily in rural areas that have come to rely on the funds because they cannot levy taxes on federal lands.

State Library Ed. Note:  Story does not contain amount earmarked for Oregon

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