Parnell threatens to sue over refuge closure

Oct 15, 2013 -- 1:00pm
- JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska's governor is threatening to sue the federal government over the closure of federal refuges during the partial government shutdown. Gov. Sean Parnell, in a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, says the state will sue if the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service does not reopen refuge lands to Alaskans and visitors by the end of the day Tuesday. 

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