Melvin eyeing nuke facilities for school funding
Nuclear plants need a place to store waste and reprocess spent fuel, and Melvin thinks Arizona would be ideal. And if Arizona became home to such a site, Melvin said it could be used to fund schools.
Gov. Doug Ducey filled in the details of many of the proposals he unveiled in his State of the State address with an executive budget plan that includes $176 million in new spending for fiscal year 2018, with the lion’s share going to K-12 education.