June 30, 2009
Arizona airports face a crisis as state officials wrangle over new budget cuts. In the last two years, lawmakers made huge raids on the state aviation fund to meet nonaviation needs in the budget. Now the governor proposes to take another 60% for the next fiscal year, leaving NO money for capital improvement, and NO money for pavement maintenance, setting the stage for a decline in safety and usability of runways across the state.
You can help reverse this dangerous neglect— Call Gov. Jan Brewer today at 602/542-4331, or toll-free at 800/253-0883, and tell her to preserve adequate funding for Arizona Airports!
You can reach Governor Brewer at 602/542-4331, or toll-free at 800/253-0883
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association • 421 Aviation Way • Frederick, MD 21701-4798 800/USA-AOPA • www.aopa.org
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