Wash's Locke seeks $2 billion budget cut

Dec. 17, 2002 at 1:33 PM

OLYMPIA, Wash., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Washington's Gov. Gary Locke Tuesday announced proposed budget cuts totaling $2.4 billion over the next two years to help reduce a $23 billion shortfall. While no tax increases were included, the plan freezes wages for state employees and reduces the size of the government workforce.

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