National Park Closures Would be Avoided Under Libertarian Representation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 15, 2013

On Thursday, October 15, 2013, state chair Jeremy Ryan stated the VTLP’s position that there is really no reason for any of the attractions in the National Park system to be closed because of the budget impasse between Congress and the President.

Under Libertarian Party representation, the parks would all be funded with user fees or would be leased to private companies to be run under contract. All things park would then have no bearing on the federal budget. There is no reason that non-park goers should have to pay for their existence and upkeep as they do, at least in part, now.

There are common sense solutions to many of the problems of federal government within the platform of the LP. The Libertarian Party is the largest third party and is willing to work with all parties on issues relating to reducing the footprint of government.

About Vermont Libertarian Party

The Vermont Libertarian Party is an affiliate of The National Libertarian Party. The motto of the VTLP is “Small Government, Low Taxes, More Freedom.” The VTLP has been more or less active in the Green Mountain State since the
early 1980s. Despite the relatively small size of our state Party, the Libertarian Party is the largest third party in the country and driving a renaissance in libertarian thinking in this country.

Contact:

Jeremy Ryan, Chair
Vermont Libertarian Party
PO Box 5475
Burlington VT 05402-5475
Phone: 802-735-2149
Web: www.vtlp.org
Email: chair@vtlp.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vermontlibertarianparty
Twitter: https://twitter.com/vtlibertarians

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