Arizona State Parks budget among the losers

Budget cuts...ouch!

[Source: Mary Jo Pitzl, Arizona Republic, July 6, 2008] — Winning and losing is sometimes a matter of perspective.  In terms of the state budget, it is more accurately measured in terms of who got funding and who didn’t.  Some details from the fiscal 2009 state budget approved in late June:

HAVE NOT: State Parks Department.  A fund used to pay for improvements at state lakes, such as docks, moorings, and other infrastructure, is cut by $6.3 million.  In addition, the department must cut $250,000 from its operating budget.

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