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OCT 31, 2013 - Huffington Post

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Interior Secretary Sally Jewell On National Park Funding: Congress Needs To Do More Than Talk

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says Congress needs to do more than talk when it comes to national parks, forests and other public lands. In her first major address since taking office this spring, Jewell called on Congress to push for full funding for parks and other public lands in the federal budget. "The real test of whether you support conservation is not what you say in a press conference when the cameras are rolling, but whether you fight for it in the budget conference," Jewell said. In remarks prepared for delivery Thursday, Jewell said lawmakers ... Read More

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