Coalition Urges Congress to Swiftly Pass a Spending Plan that Prioritizes the Protection of Parks and Public Lands

  For release: February 26, 2024 Contact: Emily Thompson, Em************@pr********.org Coalition Urges Congress to Swiftly Pass a Spending Plan that Prioritizes the Protection of Parks and Public Lands With a potential shutdown of the federal government looming on the horizon, our national parks and public lands are once again at risk. Congress has only a

The Coalition Condemns Looming Government Shutdown

Date: 9/29/23 The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks Condemns Looming Government Shutdown  Mike Murray, Chair of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, issued this statement on the anticipated federal government shutdown: “The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks strongly condemns this looming government shutdown. Congress is responsible for developing and approving a federal

Coalition Comments on Potential Government Shutdown and Parks

  Going to the Airport Soon? A Government Shutdown Could Snarl Your Plans TSA, air-traffic-control and customs staffers would be required to keep working, but fliers should prepare for delays By Allison Pohle Updated Sept. 26, 2023 at 11:47 am ET Travelers are wondering whether a potential U.S. government shutdown would thwart their upcoming flights

Coalition Releases Summary of Shutdown Impact Survey

  Park Impact Survey Summary of Results The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks (Coalition) represents over 1,600 current, former, and retired employees and volunteers of the National Park Service. The Coalition counts among its members former National Park Service directors, deputy directors, regional directors, superintendents, park rangers (law enforcement and interpretive), maintenance professionals, administrative

Coalition Testifies on Use of Fee Money During Shutdown

  Statement of Philip A. Francis, Jr. Chair of the Executive Council, Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks The Power of the Purse: A Review of Agency Spending Restrictions During a Shutdown Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations House of Representatives February 6, 2019 Rep. McCollum, Rep. Joyce, and members of

 Shutdown Damage Assessment Is Only Just Beginning

For Immediate Release: 31 January 2019  Shutdown Damage Assessment Is Only Just Beginning Though the federal government is now open under a continuing resolution, Phil Francis, Chair of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, urges continued government expediency and offers a note of caution. “We are happy to have National Park Service employees back

Coalition Joins Call for DOI to Postpone Lease Sales During Shutdown

VIA E-MAIL January 17, 2019 Mr. David Bernhardt Secretary of the Interior, Acting 1849 C Street, NW Washington, D.C. Re: Postponing BLM Oil & Gas Lease Sales Due to the Partial Government Shutdown Dear Acting Secretary Bernhardt: The undersigned organizations represent millions of members and supporters across the West and the nation who are concerned