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Colorado Senate Republicans Call for Across-The-Board Budget Cuts

A rancorous legislative session, aggravated by a budget crisis and a crucial election in November, took another turn Thursday when Senate Republicans called for across-the-board budget cuts instead of a Democratic plan to eliminate tax credits and exemptions, The Denver Post reports. Republicans offered few specifics on places to cut, saying that should be up to Democratic Gov. Bill Ritter. Democrats countered that the GOP proposal was an attempt to punt the problem to the governor.

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