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Colorado Governor Jared Polis has signed an executive order directing the state's parks to remain open in the event of a government shutdown. Polis joins leaders in Utah and Arizona who have also pledged to keep national parks open amid a likely shutdown. The move comes as the closure of national parks and federal lands would harm state and local economies, small businesses, and park employees.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis has vowed to keep national parks open during the looming government shutdown. Polis signed an executive order directing the Colorado Department of Natural Resources and Colorado Parks and Wildlife to come up with a plan to keep the parks open. This follows similar efforts in Utah and Arizona to keep national parks running amid a likely government shutdown. The closure of national parks and federal lands would have a significant negative impact on state and local economies, small businesses, and park employees.