The federal Land and Water Conservation Fund is set to expire at the end of the month unless Congress acts to reauthorize it.

Both the Senate and the House are working to permanently reauthorize the fund. Instead, Congress should do what it does best and not do anything.

Despite the program’s widespread popularity, the federal government should not be in the business of accruing more land, nor should it be spending taxpayer dollars on projects that are local in nature, such as golf courses and Little League baseball fields.

To protect against more land grabs and limit the scope of federal funding for local projects, Congress should permanently sunset the Land and Water Conservation Fund

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