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Dr. Coburn sent a letter opposing the inclusion of a public lands package in the unrelated National Defense Authorization Act. This would be the largest park expansion in a single measure by Congress since 1978, despite an unsustainable $12 billion deferred maintenance backlog in our existing National Park System. Read the letter here.

Dr. Coburn released a report documenting how Congress has used the National Park Service to advance parochial interests while failing to keep our existing commitments to America’s national treasures. Read the full report here.