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By Nick Reynolds
Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Senator introduces bill to keep national parks open in future shutdowns

 

January 31, 2019



CHEYENNE — In the throes of the longest government shutdown in the history of the United States, Sen. Charlie Scott, R-Casper, was sitting down for breakfast and reading a newspaper. Workers for the U.S. Department of the Interior had been furloughed, and in the national parks of the West, things were beginning to go into disarray. In Yellowstone, roads went uncleared and in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, trash began piling up, with those responsible for cleaning it nowhere to be found. 

Fortunately, it was wintertime and visitation to the parks was at a lull. But Scott began...



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