Why California may not have to close its parks

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ABC's Radio International interviewed PERC's very own Laura Huggins last week about the planned closure of 70 state parks in California later this year. Rather than close the parks, Laura recommends turning over operations and management to private companies through leasing arrangements. Listen here.

For more, see a list of the planned park closures [PDF] or Laura's earlier post over at High Country News.

Shawn Regan is a research fellow at PERC and the managing editor of PERC Reports. He holds a M.S. in Applied Economics from Montana State University and degrees in economics and environmental science from Berry College. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Quartz, High Country News, Reason, Regulation, Grist, and Distinctly Montana. ...
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