State budget crisis

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The word ‘crisis’ has been used to describe the state’s budget
situation. This week nearly $20 million in budget cuts were proposed by the
Douglas administration and the Joint Fiscal Committee, but they say
that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Administration Secretary Neale
Lunderville is our guest to talk about the constantly shifting budget
situation: how much more needs to be cut, when it needs to happen,
whether the federal government might help out, and if raising revenues
is an option.

Also in the program, several towns in the Upper Valley are having their own budget problems on a local level. Valley News political editor John Gregg assesses how municipalities are taking a hit in the slumping economy. (Listen)



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