College tuition hikes. Early release from prison. Volunteer substitute teachers. Across the country, states are cutting costs to stay out of the red. Are you feeling the pinch where you live?
Gov. John Kitzhaber
*Democrat, of Oregon.
*Fiscal analyst, National Conference of State Legislatures.
*Director of public information, Tulsa, Okla., Public Schools
*Deputy director, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
*Reporter for stateline.org, a news site about state government trends and policies.