Budget

Ericksen: There are enough votes in the House to pass real reforms Sen. Doug Ericksen speaking at a Senate coalition budget news conference today, said he believes the Senate-proposed long-term reforms would pass in the House of Representatives if the speaker of the House would allow a vote. “I think a bipartisan coalition would emerge in the House if the speaker would allow... Read More...
Ericksen calls Senate majority budget ‘disappointing’ Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, said the “get by” budget offered today by the Senate Ways and Means Committee chairman and Senate majority leader falls short of expectations he had coming into the 2012 legislative session “It’s disappointing in several ways,” Ericksen said. “The most disappointing part for me is that... Read More...
Senate Democrats introduce bills to raise taxes Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, said today’s move by several Democrat senators to raise taxes does not ring true. “We have $4 billion more in tax revenue and a budget plan that spends $2 billion more than the current biennium and still that is not enough,” Ericksen said. “They want to... Read More...
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