Bipartisan group of senators proposes bill to expand cultural heritage tourism in NPs
U.S. Sens. Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.) today introduced the Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program.
Changes to the program will help attract more visitors to American landscapes and cultural heritage sites in the National Parks System, enhance existing programs, and increase collaboration between communities and the federal government.