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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: Thursday, May 21, 2020
Master Gardeners Offer Free Vegetable Gardening Online Classes Master Gardeners Offer Free Vegetable Gardening Online Classes
“Growing a Vegetable Garden in a Pot” is one of six informative and concise vegetable gardening classes being offered online free by WSU - Snohomish County Extension Master Gardeners this June.


Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Community Transit Seeks Input Community Transit Seeks Input
Community Transit Seeks Input on Transit Use in Response to COVID-19


Published: Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Shop Safe Snohomish Shop Safe Snohomish
Merchants, restaurants work together so customers can “Shop Safe Snohomish” City businesses demonstrate small-town spirit by helping one another re-open


Published: Monday, May 18, 2020
DRIVE-UP COVID-19 TESTING SCHEDULE DRIVE-UP COVID-19 TESTING SCHEDULE
The Snohomish Health District completed its pilot of the rapid test machines and is returning to drive-thru sites similar to the site operated in March.


Published: Monday, May 18, 2020
Community Transit to Restore Fare Collection Community Transit to Restore Fare Collection
Community Transit to Restore Fare Collection on Swift Bus Rapid Transit, Monday, June 1


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