State Parks Crisis
While supporters of parks nationwide watch in disbelief as California, beset by huge budget deficits, makes plans to close up to 70 of its 278 state parks by the end of June, its neighbor to the north, Washington State, may be next in line. The Evergreen State is similarly facing a structural budget crisis, the result of large, long-term deficits coupled with a generally flat economy. As a result, state parks along....
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