April 22, 2018
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Where should state cuts be focused?

Last week, Gov. John Baldacci issued an order to cut $80 million in state spending in

coming months. According to revenue projections, lawmakers will have to cut a total of

$150 million by June 30. Was the governor right to cut so much from health and human

services and local school funding? What other areas should be targeted for funding cuts?

Should an increase in taxes be considered to balance the budget?

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