There’s a reason why my
company chose to stay in Durango, including investing in new headquarters. The quality
of life here makes our employees want to stay and grow with us. The benefits include protected lands, clean
water and amazing recreation. It is places
like Hermosa Creek, just outside of town, that draw businesses like mine to
Right now, a bill to protect Hermosa Creek is stalled in Congress along with
dozens of similar bills for other wildlands. Legislation like the Hermosa Creek
Watershed Protection Act will improve the quality of life for local families
and draw business and tourism to the area.
It’s time for Congress to pass
For 50 years, the
Wilderness Act has been used to protect America’s wildest places. We need
Congress to continue that legacy, and pass bills like the one to protect
Hermosa Creek. And with businesses
flocking to towns with access to wilderness, these aren’t just conservation
bills — they’re jobs bills, too.
Matt Taylor, CEO
Mercury Payment Systems
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