In May, the railroad closed a mechanical shop, costing Guernsey nearly 90 jobs. Then Gov. Gordon proposed closing a military school that employs 41 people.
An end-of-the-year use-it-or-lose-it deadline looms as the state has spent little more than 10% of its allocated federal funding.
Facing revenue losses some put at $600 million a year, governor and lawmakers discuss state agency budget cuts of 20-30%.
Last-minute amendment trampling citizen’s constitutional rights to sue ambushed lawmakers and left the public without a chance for input
With direct tax increases defeated once again, prominent House lawmakers are pushing revenue switches and a conditional sales tax increase to confront looming fiscal cliff.