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Bryan Martyn, executive director of Arizona State Parks, said the agency would benefit from a proposal to create a voluntary fee that owners would pay when registering vehicles. Cortney Bennett/Photo

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Lawmakers seek to return lottery funding to Arizona State Parks

HB 2621, introduced by Rep. Juan Carlos Escamilla, D-San Luis, would establish a voluntary fee that owners could pay when registering vehicles, 85 percent of proceeds would go to State Parks, 15 perce

After years of delivering deep cuts, lawmakers this session are discussing ways to give Arizona State Parks some more money and bring back a lottery-funded grant program the agency administered.