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Hans
07-23-2009, 08:43 PM
The bad news about state budgets just keeps getting worse. Only three weeks into the new fiscal year, gaps are already opening up. And the shortfalls are only expected to grow.

"If you think legislators are breathing a sigh of relief because their budgets are passed, think again," said William Pound, executive director of the National Conference of State Legislatures.

State legislators and governors had to contend with deficits totaling $142.6 billion as they closed out fiscal 2009, which ended on June 30 for 46 states, according to the conference. Three states have yet to pass balanced budgets for fiscal 2010, as officials tussle over painful budget cuts and tax increases.

http://money.cnn.com/2009/07/23/news/economy/state_budget_gaps/index.htm?postversion=2009072311

Slow
07-24-2009, 10:05 AM
Didn't you listen to NoCasa, Hans?? Don't you know it is bad to...

...oh, wait...

you're bashing the U.S., so NoCasa is cool with that...

...my bad...carry on...

Hans
07-24-2009, 01:28 PM
Oh wait, everything was a copy paste from an article posted on CNN. So that would be CNN bashing the U.S. then?

Slow
07-24-2009, 01:35 PM
But when I post something that shines a questionable light on something Canadian from a Canadian author I am merely bashing Canada.

Gotcha'..okay...

Hans
07-24-2009, 01:36 PM
When did I say that?

Slow
07-24-2009, 01:40 PM
LOL!!!!