Comments for: Senate, House approve state budget; Democrats call bill a ‘sham’

Posted May 15, 2012, at 5:02 p.m.
Last modified May 16, 2012, at 11:44 a.m.

AUGUSTA | A state budget rewrite that makes up for an $80 million shortfall largely through cuts in social services won initial Senate and House approval Tuesday as the Republican majority pushed the bill through following impassioned debates. Republicans said the budget makes needed, structural changes in the Department …

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