Shubow said his organization is actively encouraging Congress, which appropriates some of the funding for the monument, to intervene.
Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), chairman of the Natural Resources subpanel dealing with national parks, suggested in March that he could recommend withholding further appropriations if stakeholders are unable to reach an agreement.
A spokeswoman for the Natural Resources Committee told Roll Call the panel is continuing to watch the situation closely but no decisions have been made about how to proceed.
Leaders from military and veterans service organizations joined Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Kelly Ayotte , R-N.H., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., at a press conference to urge the Senate to replace a provision in the budget proposal that cuts retirement benefits for veterans. Wicker, Ayotee, and Graham earlier called for a bipartisan solution to replace the $6.3 billion in cuts to military retiree benefits.
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.