NPR logo

State Budget Cuts

Only Available in Archive Formats.
State Budget Cuts

State Budget Cuts

State Budget Cuts

Only Available in Archive Formats.

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?

Guests:

Gov. John Kitzhaber
*Democrat, of Oregon.

Arturo Perez
*Fiscal analyst, National Conference of State Legislatures.

John Hamill
*Director of public information, Tulsa, Okla., Public Schools

Iris Lav
*Deputy director, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

Kathleen Murphy
*Reporter for stateline.org, a news site about state government trends and policies.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.