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Thursday, January 15, 2009

Governor Won't Release List of Budget Savings Ideas

EFF reports that the Governor is claiming "executive privilege" to prevent the disclosure of some budget saving ideas presented to her by the state Office of Financial Management.

Ways to cut spending are top secret? Wouldn't these ideas be things the Governor would want to get out into the public and see what we think? Aren't the people in charge and the Governor works for us? Isn't the budget our money? Why can't we know what's being planned for our money?