Inside Opinion

What's on the minds of Tacoma News Tribune editorial writers

NOTICE: Inside Opinion has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Inside Opinion.
Visit the new section.

For Friday: Stimulus package, state budget

Post by Kim Bradford on Feb. 12, 2009 at 2:36 pm |
February 12, 2009 2:36 pm

It’s not a good sign that as the $789 federal stimulus package heads for fast-tracked approval, most major news organizations – and probably most members of Congress – are still trying to figure out what’s in it.


The state Legislature, which has yet to pass a single spending cut, is either in denial about the size of the budget problem or hoping that the situation gets so dire that new taxes are an easier sell.


If you have comments or questions about these topics, please email them to patrick.ocallahan@thenewstribune.com. Editorials represent the consensus view of The News Tribune’s editorial board.


Want to sit in on a daily ed board meeting? Email cheryl.tucker@thenewstribune.com to make an appointment.

Categories:
What's coming
*
The News Tribune now uses Facebook commenting on selected blogs. See editor's column for more details. Commenters are expected to abide by terms of service for Facebook as well as commenting rules for thenewstribune.com. Report violators to webmaster@thenewstribune.com.