Editorial, 5/14: A fitting memorial for Standing Bear

05.21.15

May 13, 2015 11:59 pm  • 

Republicans boast that Congress can get things done in Washington now that they have taken control of both the House and the Senate.

One way they could make good on the claim is to approve a study that could lead to designation of the Chief Standing Bear Trail.

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry won approval in the House in the last session of Congress, but the Senate failed to act. Fortenberry’s new bill has already cleared the Natural Resources Committee. Sen. Deb Fischer has introduced a similar bill in the Senate.

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