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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: Sunday, July 14, 2019
Centennial Trail History Day Centennial Trail History Day
Centennial Trail History Day Showcases Snohomish County’s Past July 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Machias Trailhead – Free and open to the public.


Published: Sunday, July 14, 2019
Single-payer Working Group Single-payer Working Group
Washington State Officials Forge Ahead with a Single-payer Working Group, Circumventing the Legislative Process


Published: Friday, July 12, 2019
PUD offers important safety tips PUD offers important safety tips
4.6 temblor, aftershocks stress the value of a home emergency kit and family plan


Published: Thursday, July 11, 2019
Outdoor Burning Ban Announced Outdoor Burning Ban Announced
Due to high fire danger and expected hot and dry weather conditions, the Snohomish County Fire Marshal has announced an outdoor burning ban


Published: Thursday, July 11, 2019
2019 Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships 2019 Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships
Nautique WWA Wakeboard National Championships presented by Rockstar Energy in Monroe



Traffic Conditions Published: 2019-07-07
Firefighters battle early morning fire
Published: 2019-07-07
Vehicle collision and shooting
Published: 2019-07-06
Gang-related shooting in Everett
Published: 2019-07-05
Shots fired in the 6800 block of Rainier Drive.
Published: 2019-07-02
Megs McLean
Published: 2019-07-01
Shouting
Published: 2019-07-01
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