Washington's Budget Crisis - January 7, 2011

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Washington state is facing a $4.5 billion dollar budget deficit. Who will be hurt most by these massive cuts?

About the Episode

About the EpisodeState lawmakers convene for a 105-day session starting Jan. 10, and most of their work will be focused on balancing a $4.6 billion deficit in the next two-year budget. Governor Chris Gregoire has proposed huge cuts, including eliminating the state’s Basic Health and other critical programs. Senior producer Ethan Morris talks with legislative leaders about their plan to balance the budget while saving important programs and protecting the most vulnerable in the state.

Chapter 1: Singing the Budget Blues

Chapter 2: The Unkindness Budget Cuts

Chapter 3: Legislative Leaders

Chapter 4: Insiders Roundtable Discussion - January 7, 2011

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