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Up Front: How much of your money is the government wasting?

Taxpayers always suspect the government is wasting money. Now, the Washington Policy Center has published its "piglet" book, claiming to identify some easy cuts. But just how easy is it to trim state government?

With Washington state facing a $2.4 billion shortfall, we took a half-dozen examples from the book and asked people for explanations.

In the end, Dunshee questions whether cutting these projects identified by the Washington Policy Center, would add up to any significant savings. Guppy says it's a starting point and state government needs to do a better job setting priorities. The debate is particularly timely, as Republican gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi says these are the kind of cuts that can balance the budget. So how much waste do you think there is in government?

source: King 5 News


Published: Monday, February 13, 2017
Celebrating the Life of Sue Sullivan Celebrating the Life of Sue Sullivan
Over 200 relatives and friends of Susan Elizabeth Sullivan came together for a Memorial Celebration of Life on Sunday, February 12th.


Published: Sunday, February 12, 2017
NCA Robogators Teams Win Awards at State Championship NCA Robogators Teams Win Awards at State Championship
Two Robogators Teams Compete for 4th Year in a Row at FIRST LEGO League Western Washington State Championships!


Published: Sunday, February 12, 2017
IMAGINE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM’S TOOTH-APOLOOZA IMAGINE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM’S TOOTH-APOLOOZA
Tooth-Apolooza, Give Kids a Smile Day, is the high point of the month-long celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month


Published: Sunday, February 12, 2017
39th District telephone town hall Feb. 21 39th District telephone town hall Feb. 21
Reps. Dan Kristiansen and John Koster to host 39th District telephone town hall Feb. 21


Published: Thursday, February 09, 2017
Firefighters quickly extinguish house fire Firefighters quickly extinguish house fire
Fire District 7 was dispatched to a report of a residential fire at the 14000 block of 236th Pl SE.


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