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Gregoire to make special session decision soon

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on July 28, 2010 at 3:02 pm with 1 Comment »
July 28, 2010 5:00 pm

Gov. Chris Gregoire says she will decide soon after Aug. 10 whether to call a special legislative session or make across-the-board budget cuts on her own to reduce a budget deficit that is already $312 million and might be growing.

Gregoire plans talks Thursday with Democratic and Republican legislative leaders about the feasibility of having a two- or three-day special session. The Democratic leader spoke with reporters today in her office, explaining that across-the-board cuts are her other option, but she thinks that is a “blunt instrument” she’d rather not use.

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  1. stetsonwalker says:

    I am thinking that she should wait until November when we kill all of the tax increases that she gave us, that will give her a lot less money that needs trimmed by not paying for 2 special sessions…

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