County funding source is being held up in D.C.




The federal land that makes up Yosemite National Park brings tourists, and money, to Mariposa County.
But that land also brings expenses for the county. Although it’s federal land, the county must pay for road and bridge maintenance, law enforcement, search and rescue, emergency medical, fire protection, solid waste disposal and environmental compliance for any property in the county that’s owned by the federal government.
In Mariposa County, 55 percent of the land belongs to the fe...

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