Wisconsin Governor Walker not having any of Obama’s shutdown drama

The state Department of Natural Resources on Wednesday refused a directive from the National Park Service to close a host of popular state properties because of the federal government shutdown.

The park service ordered state officials to close the northern unit of the Kettle Moraine, Devil’s Lake, and Interstate state parks and the state-owned portion of the Horicon Marsh, but state authorities rebuffed the request because the lion’s share of the funding came from state, not federal coffers.

. . . in a sign of defiance, the DNR removed the barricades at the landing, saying it had the legal authority to operate the launch under a 1961 agreement with the federal government.

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Editor’s note: Gov. Scott Walker for President!

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1 Comment

  1. Walker is 100% CORRECT! This is a State issue in Wisconsin!
    BTW, I used to live there….beautiful Parks! O needs to take another trip, on the Taxpayers $


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