Commentary

Sell Federal lands for Katrina relief

Sen. Tom Tancredo has suggested selling some of the 650 million acres of federal lands to pay for Katrina relief. The feds are sitting on a lot of unused real estate–it isn’t all national forest and parks, it is all kinds of commercial and agricultural property too. And the feds actually have no clue what all they own. Reason proposed a system for inventorying and selling excess federal land–check out What’s in the Government’s Attic?

Adrian Moore

Adrian Moore, Ph.D., is vice president of policy at Reason Foundation, a non-profit think tank advancing free minds and free markets.