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House Democrats propose more than $600 million in cuts for the next six months...

 (Rich Roesler / The Spokesman-Review)
(Rich Roesler / The Spokesman-Review)

House Democrats have just released a 48 page list of budget cuts that they say will save $640 million by June 30,2009.

Among them: less spending on nursing homes, local mental health treatment and hospitals.

"We know there is going to be significant pain as a result of actions we're going to have to take, House Ways and Means committee chairwoman Kelli Linville, D-Bellingham, said in a written statement.

Here's the list.




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