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How government shutdowns negatively impact the outdoor recreation economy

'Many people suffer from the gamesmanship of politicians thousands of miles away'

Holly and Caden Martin hike along the sand dune with the bright blue sky above them.
Holly and Caden Martin hike up a sand dune on April 4, 2017, in Death Valley National Park. Death Valley had several outhouses vandalized in the 2019 government shutdown. (Photo by Jason D. Martin)
By Jason D. Martin CDN Contributor
Well, we just dodged a bullet. But there’s another one in the gun. With only hours to go, the U

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