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Sunday Spin 2: Say what?

“Are those questions that could be resolved in the budget, or are those questions that would be resolved with a Ouija Board or something? Is it knowable?” – Appropriations Committee Chairman Ross Hunter, D-Medina, after being told the costs of expanding medical residencies for rural and Eastern Washington were not known in a bill that called for that expansion.

 Staff told him that the costs could be assigned with specific directions in the budget.

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Jim Camden
Jim Camden is the Olympia bureau chief, covering the Legislature and state government. He also is a political columnist and blogger for Spin Control.

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