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Trump used common sense in shutdown

 


In 2013, the Federal Government shut down for 16 days. What that meant for those of us wishing to access our very own Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area (LRNRA) at that time was nothing short of unbelievable. Operating under a Contingency Plan for a lapse in funding developed by the Director of the National Park Service (a Presidential appointee), in conjunction with the Secretary of the Interior (a Presidential Cabinet post), the NPS spent untold taxpayer dollars to physically block access to over 600 miles of shoreline, 26 different boat launches, 35 campgrounds and hundreds of acces...



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