They sat on it for "unknown reasons"? I don't think so.
The moves come in the wake of a scandal, revealed by The Bee on Sunday, in which a deputy director at State Parks carried out a secret vacation buyout program for employees at department headquarters last year. That buyout cost the state more than $271,000.
They'll spend the money...if it benefits them. Spending to benefit the general public is another story.
HT: The Outdoor Pressroom