Bill Introduced to Congress Looks To Fix Massive National Park Maintenance Backlog

Crater Lake National Park has over 85 million dollars worth of repairs and maintenance that it hasn't done yet. The needed maintenance could create more than one thousand jobs in Oregon.

Posted: Dec 19, 2017 6:19 PM
Updated: Dec 19, 2017 6:50 PM

CRATER LAKE, Ore.-- Crater Lake National Park has over 85 million dollars worth of repairs and maintenance that it hasn't done yet. 

That's according to the National Park Service.

All that deferred maintenance could create more than one thousand jobs in Oregon.

NewsWatch 12's Eliana Sheriff tells us how congress is looking at a bill that would help fund those jobs.

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