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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: Friday, April 18, 2014
Teams expand target focus on new areas Teams expand target focus on new areas
SR530 slide search teams will direct their efforts to a smaller section as early as Friday morning.


Published: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Snohomish Easter Parade 'LIVE' Snohomish Easter Parade 'LIVE'
The Snohomish Times Newspaper will be broadcasting the 34th Annual Snohomish Easter Parade Saturday April 19th, 2014 live online as it happens.


Published: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Cascade Valley Hospital Wound Care Cascade Valley Hospital Wound Care
Cascade Valley Hospital Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center Recognized for Healing Wounds and Changing Lives


Published: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The biggest losers The biggest losers
I live in a family of losers, and admit somewhat reluctantly that I am one of the chief contributors to our misplacements.


Published: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Fight Against  Poor Nutrition for Seniors Fight Against Poor Nutrition for Seniors
For the second year in row, Emeritus at Snohomish is seeking to help combat senior malnutrition by joining in Emeritus’ nationwide effort to deliver more than 10,000 meals to seniors across America in the next 60 days in honor of National Food Month.



Traffic Conditions Published: 2014-04-15
Toll increase for SR 520 bridge
Published: 2014-04-14
Best Teachers in Washington
Published: 2014-04-12
All 36 Mudslide Victims Identified
Published: 2014-04-10
36 confirmed victims 35 identified
Published: 2014-04-10
FIRST GRANTS FOR OSO SLIDE RELIEF
Published: 2014-04-10
Key Classic Benefit Horse Show
Published: 2014-04-10
911 service having problems

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STSPN chose senior Callie Harwood as the ‘Player of the Game’ for her momentum changing 3-point shot in OT to push Snohomish ahead both mentally and in points helping the Panthers win 63-57.

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