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Sporting Good Tax Could Help Parks Through Tough Times #7847678 05/22/20 03:29 PM
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Texas’ state parks just cannot seem to get a break. Traditionally the state park system has been underfunded, causing Texas Parks & Wildlife Department to be slow at times in responding to general maintenance, needed upgrades and new construction.
In the last decade, some problems were kicked farther down the road by wildfires in 2011 and more recently flooding and hurricanes, but this year there was finally the promising of solid funding approved by state voters in the form of the sporting goods sales tax revenue.
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https://tylerpaper.com/sports/other...a5af0c2-9727-11ea-91ef-7b72ed0bce8d.html


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Re: Sporting Good Tax Could Help Parks Through Tough Times [Re: jeh7mmmag] #7848225 05/23/20 12:45 AM
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Wonder if our politicians can keep their hands out of it?

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