“The power under the constitution will always be in the people. It is entrusted for certain defined purposes, and for a certain limited period, to representatives of their own choosing; and whenever it is executed contrary to their interest, or not agreeable to their wishes, their servants can and undoubtedly will, be recalled.”

~ George Washington (1787)

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Where is the Money Spent?

While Kevin Parker represents the Spokane area in the House, he does ask a good question for all Washington residents to consider:
In the coming weeks, we will begin to hear budget proposals in Olympia. I wanted to leave you with some food for thought about where the Legislature chose to spend money in the 2011-13 Operating Budget. Do you think this graph accurately reflects where are our priorities as legislators should be?

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