Friday, September 17, 2010

Fiscal crisis lost in campaign crossfire

It's among the most important things a governor has to do, but the state budget has been among the least talked about topics of the campaign trail so far this season.

That doesn't mean the candidates haven't spoken about it at all, as I point out in this story, but some observers say they expected to hear more by now about specific plans to cut spending and or raise taxes. (Although both campaigns have released some specifics.)

Given the budget crunch we're in, it won't be long, however, until the next governor will be making those choices, something I would imagine is among the most unpleasant tasks in state government.

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