Dozens of people
worried about the impact of proposed cuts in the state budget turned out for a
hearing at the Statehouse, telling lawmakers that the cuts would have a
dramatic indirect effect on people and agencies all over the state.
The Douglas Administration is preparing for another round of budget cuts in the
current fiscal year. Governor Jim Douglas says the cuts will be needed
because it’s very likely that the state’s revenue forecast will be downgraded
once again next week.