Monday, June 04, 2018

Conservation group launches $1M campaign to save public parks bill

A conservation group is launching a $1 million campaign to call on Congress to reauthorize a public parks bill set to expire this fall. The Our Lands, Our Voice campaign announced Monday by the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) is part digital ad campaign and part grass-roots push. It's meant to pressure lawmakers to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which is facilitated under the National Park Service and set to expire Sept. 30. The group is lobbying lawmakers to sponsor and pass a House bill that would permanently reauthorize the program. The LWCF was first established in 1964 as a means to provide grants to state and local governments and is used for management of public lands...MORE

Call it a "parks" bill and write an entire article about the LWCF and never mention land acquisition?  This is more a propaganda piece than a news story.

Not a bad investment, though. Invest $1 million now and receive $900 million a year in perpetuity.  Now you see why it pays for the tax eaters to "invest" in Congress.

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