Governor signs legislation to rescue state parks - The Trinity Journal : Politics

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Governor signs legislation to rescue state parks

Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 6:15 am

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed the California State Parks Stewardship Act of 2012, legislation jointly authored by Assemblymember Wesley Chesbro, D-North Coast, designed to make the State Parks system more self-sustaining and stop park closures. Assemblymember Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, served as the lead author of AB 1589, while Chesbro and a consortium of Assembly members from both sides of the aisle served as joint and co-authors.

“It is phenomenal the amount of bipartisan support this bill had,” Chesbro said. “It is major legislation that will change the relationship between the state and State Parks, making State Parks more self-sufficient and well-funded with sustainable revenue sources. It will stop park closures, with a net long-term savings to the state’s general fund.”

Subscription Required

An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login Now

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

  • Discuss

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.