Tuscaloosa developer calling for failure of money transfer


{} {} Tuscaloosa real estate developer Stan Pate is planning a media campaign to encourage people to vote no in Alabama's referendum on September 18th. {}The vote is on whether to take $347 million from the Alabama Trust Fund, to balance the state' General Fund Budget.{} {} Pate says Alabama residents elected a Republican governor and Republican-controlled Legislature because they wanted less government. He says state leaders are doing the opposite by pushing the amendment.Governor Bentley says his administration has streamlined government, and the amendment would help the state get through a difficult economic period.