Huckabee Releases $1 Million for Two State Agencies

OCTOBER 10, 2006 - Posted at 7:42 a.m. CDT

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Governor Huckabee yesterday allocated $1 million from General Improvement Funds for the state's emergency operations center and for replacing old vehicles in the state's fleet.

Huckabee gave $500,000 each to the Department of Emergency Management and to the Department of Finance and Administration's Arkansas Motor Vehicle Acquisition Fund.  The money came from the executive division of the General Improvement Fund.

The money for the emergency management department will be used for equipment in the state's new emergency operations center.

The motor vehicle money will pay to replace vehicles in the state fleet that have exceeded the recommended mileage.

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