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Yakima County Has Extra Money To Share
After years of being in a financial slump, the Yakima County now has some extra money for departments. The county has an extra $1.5 million that they didn't expect to have at the end of 2012. Commissioners said the extra money came from huge increases in sales tax revenue and income from electi…
Wapato Youth Athletic League to be Closed
The Wapato Youth Athletic League will be closing its doors. The league has operating out of the Wapato Community Center for the last year and a half. It says it can no longer afford to use the city-owned building.
Parents like Carrie Osorio were shocked to learn that this will be their kids' las…
CWU Escapes Operating Budget Cuts
For the first time since 2009, the state legislative session concluded without cutting Central Washington University’s operating budget. Early Wednesday, April 11, state lawmakers approved a supplemental operating budget (HB 2127) for the 2011-13 biennium...
Yakima County Commissioners Searching For Savings In Budget
The Yakima County Commissioners today begin searching for savings in criminal justice as the commissioners announce the recently formed law and justice panel review committee...the committee is going to be looking ways the county can save money in all areas of criminal justice...
State Starts Money Talk in Olympia Tonight
The Washington State Legislature opens it's 60 day session at noon today in Olympia...and obviously money will be the top issue. Mainly how to balance a budget that is 2 billion dollars in the red. Rep. Bruce Chandler of Granger will be there...
Tea Party Breaks it Down Like a Family Plan
America's ever-growing debt crisis is in the trillions -- more than $14 trillion, give or take a few billion.
That's a lot of zeros, numbers so large they're sure to make Americans numb when trying to get their arms around what it means to them.
But what would the federal debt crisis lo…
Republicans Not Impressed with Obama Budget Plan
President Obama  proposed a plan to reduce the deficit by $4 trillion over 12 years, made up of a combination of spending cuts and tax increases on the richest Americans, while also slamming a Republican plan recently unveiled by GOP Rep. Paul Ryan.

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