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BUDGET: Kastama supports plan to cut aid

Letter by Sonja H. Lennox, Tacoma on March 13, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 28 Comments »
March 13, 2012 1:11 pm

State Rep. Hans Zeiger, R-Puyallup, should be ashamed of himself, commending state Sen. Jim Kastama, D-Puyallup, on his budget vote.

Not only did Kastama’s vote on the budget set the stage for a special session, but look what that budget would do for our working poor. It would cut 4,000 families off of child-care subsidies, eliminate food assistance to poor families, and make cuts to public education and to welfare programs.

It’s time we make our legislators accountable for their actions and follow the desires of their constituents who voted them into office.

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