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State Budget Coming?

Even though it is a holiday weekend, some lawmakers are still working to craft a budget.¬† In a year marked by debates over pensions, weapons, and same-sex marriage, don’t forget the $35 billion matter known as the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1. A longtime House budget expert says to expect something soon.¬† State Rep Frank Mautino¬† (D-Spring Valley) says some of previous years’ budget-making strategies help the job being done now.