But Democrats accuse the Republican of crimping funding for economic development just when the state needs it most. House Speaker Pat Bauer, a Democrat, in particular singled out life sciences as a bright spot that should get more money.
How do you feel about budget priorities at a time when higher education Commissioner Stan Jones said, Ã¢??We all need to do our partÃ¢???
Should state government leave the spigot open for economic development or should it take its share of lumps, too?