Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Morning Briefing: Olympia passes a budget, but Condon still has a long road ahead

Posted on Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 7:09 AM

Olympia finally passes a budget — Legislators worked all night to produce a bill that closes a half-billion shortfall. Then they adjourned the special session. (Olympian)

But Condon's now facing his own budget — The mayor said yesterday that he would not raise taxes, despite what looks like a $10 million shortfall. (SR)

Wait, did anyone else know that Spokane has its own flag?! (SR)

Deputy's daughter apparently shoots herself in the leg with dad's gun (KXLY)

Idaho's only black legislator gets letter from KKK — Boise Rep. Cherie Buckner-Webb posted the threatening letter to her Facebook wall. (KREM)

Idaho trucker snags a piece of the Mega Millions jackpot — Joseph Graham's ticket matched five out of six of the numbers, netting him $250,000. (KHQ)

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