Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Where have all the flowers gone?

A small sample from Google News Alerts.

The details aren't important. The trend is.
Read between the lines.

Listen closely to the pissing and moaning....

State's budget woes have many singing blues
Niles Daily Star - Niles,MI,USA
Jennifer Granholm has proposed in her 2007-2008 budget a 2 percent tax
on nearly 100 services. Some lawmakers have said budget cuts and not
more taxes is a ...
See all stories on this topic

District preparing for potential budget crisis
South Lyon Herald - MI,USA
But with that excitement comes concern for the South Lyon
Community Schools district as the new high school brings budget woes
to the forefront. ...
See all stories on this topic

Regents Aid Budget Woes, Increase Fees
Daily Californian - Berkeley,CA,USA
Last year, the state (l)Legislature bought out an 8 percent fee
increase by raising state allocations, but according to UC Vice
President of Budget Lawrence ...
See all stories on this topic

Clash over San Joaquin General financial woes
Stockton Record - Stockton,CA,USA
The proposed 2006-07 federal budget calls for $25 billion in cuts to
Medicaid - the national version of Medi-Cal - during the next five years. ...
See all stories on this topic

Community expresses frustration to selectmen about Machon School ... - Salem,MA,USA
Parents said they were ambushed by the decision to close the school
and view it as a rash reaction to the town's budget woes.
"There's no plan in place," ...
See all stories on this topic