Audio by title oregon_rural_schools_act_funding

OREGON RURAL SCHOOLS ACT FUNDING

WITH FEDERAL FUNDS FROM THE SECURE RURAL SCHOOLS ACT BEING CUT BY THE CURRENT ADMINISTRATION’S BUDGET, RURAL COUNTIES IN OREGON HAVE BEEN DISCUSSING CLOSING LIBRARIES AND LAYING OFF WORKERS TO MAKE UP FOR BUDGET SHORTFALLS.
BUT SOME ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS HAVE PROPOSED A DIFFERENT SOLUTION THAT WOULD BOTH PRESERVE PUBLIC LAND AND PROVIDE THE COUNTIES WITH MUCH-NEEDED FUNDS.
LISTEN TO JOSEPH VAILE FROM THE KLAMATH-SISKIYOU WILDLANDS CENTER, KS-WILD IN SOUTHERN OREGON

3:32 minutes (3.25 MB)

 

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