By now you have seen several posts in this blog talking about the process that goes into funding park and recreation programs. Very likely not everyone knows all that goes into the proverbial sausage-making, with some Members of Congress having more influence than others, all the behind the scenes squabbling, and the obvious disorganization trying to create something that actually looks organized when it’s finished. Actually, you might not want to know the details. If laws really are like sausages, maybe it is better not to see them being made. In any case, here’s a quick lesson on this often not-so-appetizing process.
The New York Times recently ran an article on about the future Freshkills Park in Staten Island New York. The article caught my attention because for 53 years Freshkills was the final destination for New York City's trash, making it
The opinions of NRPA blog contributors don't necessarily reflect the editorial position of National Recreation and Park Association as a whole.
22377 Belmont Ridge Road Ashburn, Va 20148-4501 800.626.NRPA (6772) ©