In response to the House vote to end the GOP’s shutdown of the Interior Department and other agencies, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee spokesman David Bergstein released the following statement:
“Democrats in the House have again taken action to end this pointless shutdown, and the bipartisan legislation passed today would reopen vital services — from national parks that drive local tourism economies across the country to support for fisheries in Alaska and Maine. The longer Senate Republicans refuse to take up the bills, the worse it’ll get for their vulnerable incumbents in 2020.”
Wall Street Journal: Shutdown Means Fewer Visitors To National Parks, And Small Businesses Suffer
AK – Anchorage Daily News: Alaska Fisheries Concern Grows As Shutdown Continues
AK – Daily News-Miner: Shutdown Impacts Extend Throughout Alaska’s Communities And National Parks
AZ – JournalAZ: Federal shutdown hits Verde Valley attractions
CO – Coloradoan: Estes Park tourism company has lost business because of the shutdown
GA – Atlanta Journal-Constitution: As shutdown drags on, volunteers collect trash at National Park site
IA – Iowa City Press-Citizen: Iowa’s Herbert Hoover National Historic Site “Remains Mostly Lifeless Thanks To The Federal Government Shutdown.
ME – Bangor Daily News: Acadia Is Weathering The Worst Of The Shutdown, But A Prolonged Closure Raises Concern
ME – News Center Maine: Government Shutdown Impacting Acadia’s Long-Term Projects And Research
NC – Asheville Citizen Times: On The Blue Ridge Parkways, Furloughs Translate To Road Closures, A Side Effect Of Shutdown
MT – Flathead Beacon: As Shutdown Drags On, Glacier National Park Employees Worry And Wait
MT – NBC Montana: West Yellowstone Businesses Pay To Maintain National Park Amid Shutdown
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