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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: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Halloween Safety Tips Halloween Safety Tips
According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, a pedestrian is more than twice as likely to be killed if they are hit by a car traveling at 35 mph compared to 25 mph.


Published: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Coaches caught-up in Probe Coaches caught-up in Probe
Mike Wilson, candidate in the open 44th Legislative seat and longtime teacher at Cascade High School, denied being involved in recruiting students to canvas for him last Wednesday.


Published: Sunday, October 19, 2014
Wilson adds to Voter Angst Wilson adds to Voter Angst
Mike Wilson a Democrat running the 44th legislative district has stirred up voter angst over his methods of soliciting student athletes.


Published: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Ebola, Stop The Flights From West Africa Ebola, Stop The Flights From West Africa
Ebola affected Liberians and other West Africans who can obtain plane tickets will be headed to the United States.


Published: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Multiple Shots Fired at Patrol Car, Police Multiple Shots Fired at Patrol Car, Police
At around 9:45 p.m. additional calls came into 911 of shots fired at the Lake Stevens Police Department.



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CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS MEETING RISING DEMANDS
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Daytime paving
Published: 2014-10-14
lawmakers respond to tax survey
Published: 2014-10-14
PUD Low-Income & Senior Energy Assistance
Published: 2014-10-14
The last supper
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Car versus pedestrian collision

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