Kintner talks about last two weeks of spending sprint

Originally posted on The Journal 5/28/2013.

The Legislature is now in the final seven legislative days and it will be a battle to avoid having our state end the 2013 legislative session with bloated state spending.

A two-year budget was passed by the Legislature that would grow state General Fund spending – that is your sales tax and income tax dollars – by 5.2 percent over the next two state fiscal years.

That number does not take into account the $7.8 million in new General Fund spending vetoed …

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