It took a bit of political maneuvering, but the FY 2010 state budget contains the $1.5 million Commerce needs to expand its library.
Sen. Ralph Hudgens and Rep. Tommy Benton overcame late obstacles to get the money into the final version of the budget. Now all it takes is the signature of Gov. Sonny Perdue — or his inaction until July 1 — and a years-long project will finally come to fruition.
Rep. Tommy Benton, along with State Senator Ralph Hudgens, worked to get funding for the Commerce Public Library's 5,000-square-foot expansion into the state FY 2010 budget.
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