DALLAS - Arizona lawmakers struggling to close a $1.9 billion budget gap just days before the end of the fiscal year have approved up to $750 million of tax-exempt revenue bonds for a rock-and-roll theme park.

The measure authorizing the funding, SB 1450, is awaiting Gov. Janet Napolitano's signature after winning passage in the Senate Wednesday by two votes. The House passed the bill 39 to 17 in April.

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