April 12, 2015
Learn more about the impact of the Senate’s two-year construction budget on Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP) grants.
Excerpt: “Released on Wednesday, the Senate’s two-year construction budget includes $68.8 million for Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program grants. The amount is more than some WWRC members expected but it “dismantles” a system that had already decided how the money should be spent, Gutman said. In its place, Senate leaders have crafted a new a spending list that pulls money away from land purchases and pours much of it into categories they say will alleviate the maintenance and development challenges plaguing many city and county parks.”
Read the complete story in the Kitsap Sun.