Return All National Parks to the StatesSubmitted by IAACC2 on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 20:40
I wish somebody would propose this in Congress during the Shutdown. That would be outstanding politics! See draft letter in comments section....
"It’s time that so called “federal lands” should be returned to the states. Wisconsin governor Scott Walker has the right idea. He has "defied the federal government by refusing to close popular state properties at the behest of the National Park Service."
“Because of the federal government shutdown, all national parks are closed and National Park Service webpages are not operating. For more information, go to www.doi.gov”
Nationally, the United States government has direct ownership of almost 650 million acres of land — nearly 30% of its total territory. Here’s a list of the percentages of the top ten states where the land is owned by the Federal Government: