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DNR's budget crunch means cuts to local state park sites

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Decline in sales tax revenue results in revenue shortfall

scottw@standard-democrat.com

NEW MADRID -- Job cuts in the Department of Natural Resources Division of State Parks announced last week will hit close to home with at least one local post lost.

On Oct. 19, DNR officials announced that about 100 state parks employees would be laid off as a cost-cutting measure to deal with plummeting sales tax revenue.

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