Monday, September 13, 2010

Governor orders budget cuts while lawmakers campaign

As Governor Gregoire was signing an Executive Order today to set in motion across-the-board budget cuts, legislators were busy on the campaign trail instead of dealing with the problem. By refusing to come back to Olympia to make rational reductions to balance the budget, legislative leaders have forced Gregoire to use the only tool at her disposal -- blunt and unforgiving across-the-board cuts. The extent of these cuts will be determined after Thursday's revenue forecast . . . READ MORE


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