Lawmakers need to re-examine budget before adjourning
Last updated 4/10/2019 at 9:36am
Before lawmakers wrap up their work in Olympia, they should re-examine their hefty new state spending plan. The budget may not be sustainable, even with a substantial increase in taxes. It may force legislators to return to the State Capitol to cut workers, programs and services; or, even hike taxes yet again.
It has happened in the past.
For example, in the early 1980s, Gov. John Spellman (R)...