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    Future of the National Mall

    Witnesses testified on plans for new monuments and construction plans for the National Mall.

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Proposal

    Two granddaughters of Dwight D. Eisenhower voiced their opposition this week to the proposed design of a memorial honoring the 34th president of the United States. They appeared before…

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    Non-Taxable Federal Lands

    Witnesses testified on extending compensation to local counties for lost tax revenue on federally owned land in their jurisdictions, a program known as PILT (Payments in Lieu of Taxes).

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    Future of the National Park System

    Witnesses testified about the future of the National Park System, conservation programs, and the mission of the National Park Service. Among the topics they addressed were visitation…

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    Children and Outdoor Activities

    Federal and state land managers and child health and outdoor recreation experts testified about the trend away from outdoor activity among the young. Topics included the causes of this…

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    National Park Service

    Two House subcommittees heard testimony concerning the National Park Service’s financial and management practices from Department of the Interior, National Park Service and Government…

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