RE: Commendation of Senator Linda Gray
WHEREAS, the National Federation of the Blind of Arizona spearheaded legislation in the Arizona Legislature during the 2007 Session to gain additional funding for the Rehabilitation Services Administration to provide more services to newly blind persons receiving independent living services; and
WHEREAS, Senator Linda Gray served as chief sponsor of SB 1264, a bill which provided $500,000 to fund these services; and
WHEREAS, SB 1264 became a part of the state budget discretionary funds; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED by the National Federation of the Blind of Arizona in convention assembled, this 9th day of September, 2007, in the city of Tempe, Arizona, that this organization commend and thank Senator Linda Gray for her vigorous efforts to gain additional funding to provide a higher quality and quantity of service to a greater number of blind Arizonans.