Funding for state parks in amendment, not bill

OlympiaMay 19, 2013 

Substitute House Bill 1935 does not provide any funding for our state parks. There is an amendment proposed by Rep. Larry Seaquist with the same kind of bipartisan support that was behind the original HB 1935 — to put back into the bill the original language that was the core of the original bill and provided real funding for the state park system.

That is what people need to support. But SHB 1935 as it exists provides no funding for our state parks none at all.

If people want to see our state parks funded, they need to support the Seaquist amendment to SHB 1935, to restore the funding language stripped out in committee. Again, it is the Seaquist amendment, not SHB 1935, that would provide adequate, stable and long-term funding for the state park system.

Without the Seaquist amendment, SHB 1935 does nothing to fund state parks.

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