Chico Calif.—California once again coming under fire from the federal government.
The Trump Administration has filed another lawsuit against our state.
The latest suit is over a law that aims to give the state power to override the sale of federal lands.
The United States Department of Justice filed the lawsuit Monday April 2nd.
The California law as it is, gives the state the first right to purchase federal lands or to arrange for a specific buyer.
Lawmakers passed the law in September over concern the Trump Administration would allow more logging, oil drilling, or development on public lands.
The Justice Department sued California just last month over Sanctuary State Laws.
Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, a member of the Lands Commission says the President is attacking the States way of life.
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