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Scandal: State parks finds $54 million in its pocket

Original post made on Jul 21, 2012

Remember all that hullabaloo about closing all the state parks? "Nevermind," say state-park officials.

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Posted by Bill
a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Jul 21, 2012 at 3:28 pm

What is scandalous is that this makes every other state department and agency look bad. How dare this department save money for a rainy day when every other department is in a mode of spend to the the last penny of the taxpayers' money. If every department and agency took this approach we wouldn't be needing all these calls for tax increases.

Ruth Coleman just made governor moonbeam look bad. And now has paid the price for not being a true democrat.

Want to bet that the 54 million dollars ends up in Charlotte NC to buy swag for the Democratic National Convention attendees. After all this money should have already been spent. I am sure the CA contingent will see that it is gone in no time. Money...what money?

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Posted by Fed Up
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 21, 2012 at 5:21 pm

Oh No,,, Moon Beam Brown will go get the money to fund his High Speed Rail system that he thinks we all need so badly!!!

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Posted by Don Amador
a resident of another community
on Jul 22, 2012 at 7:27 am

I think Assemblyman Huffman, Senator Evans, and the CA Parks Foundation owe the OHV community a big apology for being sponsors of the bogus State Parks Initiative which based its gutting of the OHV program on a false premise that there was a funding shortage at Parks.

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Posted by Mr. Mittens
a resident of another community
on Jul 22, 2012 at 7:47 am

Money? What money? Tax returns? What tax returns? This would NEVER happen in the private sector.

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Posted by Private Sector
a resident of Ruby Hill
on Jul 24, 2012 at 1:21 pm

I wouldn't say this never happens in the private sector. But when it does there is usually jail time involved. Unfortunately the laws don't apply to public sector employees.

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