Assemblymen Herb Conaway Jr. and Jack Conners, who represent the district, say they'll pay the $1,000 to keep the Maple Shade parade going.
Officials had said there might not be enough money in the weak economy to keep the tradition alive. It costs about $4,000 to hold the parade in the Philadelphia suburb.
The lawmakers, both Democrats who are up for re-election, came up with the cash after reading that the parade was in danger.
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