Sequestration designed to impact park experience

There are 1 comment on the Estes Park Trail-Gazette story from Feb 28, 2013, titled Sequestration designed to impact park experience. In it, Estes Park Trail-Gazette reports that:

A park rotary plow clears snow along Trail Ridge Road below Medicine Bow Curve. If the Sequester budget cuts are not addressed soon, it may result in the nation's highest continuous road facing more closures.

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Number cruncher

Boca Raton, FL

#1 Mar 1, 2013
Mr. Carle and others who are whistling through the graveyard need to remember that the 5% cut for the last 7 months of the fiscal year translates to (about) an 8.6% cut for those months.

And because the NPS has always been chronically underfunded, that 8.6% is going really hurt.

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