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Harvey Field
Published:05/05/2008 Other
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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: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Missing Arlington Couple Found Missing Arlington Couple Found
Detectives have found the remains of two people, one male and one female, in the Oso area.


Published: Saturday, May 21, 2016
State Baseball Disadvantage State Baseball Disadvantage
Some games are scheduled on turf fields and most are scheduled on grass.


Published: Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Reed was taken into custody today Reed was taken into custody today
Tony Clyde Reed was taken into custody today by the US Marshals Service and has been booked into the San Diego County jail.


Published: Sunday, May 15, 2016
Sunday shooting in South Everett Sunday shooting in South Everett
The Everett Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting.


Published: Saturday, May 14, 2016
Porter Creek and Hotshot fires Porter Creek and Hotshot fires
RAIN BREAK LEADS TO 10 PERCENT CONTAINMENT OF PORTER CREEK FIRE


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