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Joint Oversight Hearing on "As Difficult As Possible: The National Park Service’s Implementation of the Government Shutdown"
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 9:30 AM
Committee on Natural Resources and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
2167 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Joint Oversight Hearing on:

Member Statements:

The Honorable Doc Hastings
Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

The Honorable Jonathan B. Jarvis
Director
National Park Service

The Honorable Greg Bryan
Mayor
Town of Tusayan, AZ

Anna Eberly
Managing Director
Claude Moore Colonial Farm

Lisa Simon
President
National Tourism Association
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Myron Ebell
Director
Center for Energy and Environment
Competitive Enterprise Institute

Denis P. Galvin
Trustee
National Parks Conservation Association
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Background:

The House Natural Resources Committee and the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a joint oversight hearing on Wednesday, October 16th entitled “As Difficult As Possible: The National Park Service’s Implementation of the Government Shutdown.” Among the issues to be examined at the hearing include the Obama Administration’s arbitrary and unnecessary actions to erect metal barricades around certain national parks, monuments and memorials in order to make the government shutdown as painful as possible.

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