Donovan’s ‘Public Lands Day’ bill passes house

27th April, 2016 by

By John LaConte

DENVER — Sen. Kerry Donovan’s bill to designate the third Saturday in May as “Public Lands Day” passed the house on Tuesday. The bill, which the Senate Democratic Caucus has called one of their legislative priorities, now heads to the Senate for consideration. The bill would honor the impact public lands have on Colorado’s economy and way of life, said Donovan, a Vail native who was elected to the state Senate in 2014. “Celebrating our public lands is a uniquely American idea that everyone can get behind,” she said. “By creating our own ‘Public Lands Day,’ Coloradans can take a …

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