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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, December 05, 2016
Pursuit, Collision on Cathcart Way Pursuit, Collision on Cathcart Way
Two men were arrested this morning following a pursuit and one car collision that ended at the 8500 block of Cathcart Way around 2:30 a.m.


Published: Thursday, December 01, 2016
Trump victory lap Trump victory lap
President-elect Donald Trump is poised to take a victory lap on Thursday, appearing first in Indiana to salute workers at the Carrier plant.


Published: Thursday, December 01, 2016
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South Everett Shooting South Everett Shooting
The suspect, described only as a light-skinned black male, entered the store wearing a military-style balaclava over his face.


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