Maine's two U.S. senators say the U.S. Department of the Interior should take a different approach than raising fees to address a maintenance backlog at national parks. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King sent a letter to the department after an announcement that it is proposing increasing fees at 17 national parks, one of which is Acadia National Park.
With our state embarking on many needed reforms to help families and businesses prosper, our state's most durable and sustaining industry - travel and tourism - remains committed to growth and continued investment for Mainers across the state. It's no secret Vacationland is a busy destination for domestic and international visitors.
"What we do in this country is preserve and protect our best places. The places that tell our story.