Connecticut has the right idea

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From Don Surber:

How grownups deal with a tax revenue decline
The first Republican Legislature in 82 years in West Virginia must deal with a large hole in the budget. The collapse of the coal, oil and natural gas markets have collapsed the tax revenues that rely on them, as well as the decline in the casino industry. Other states also have these problems thanks to Obamanomics.

In fact, Connecticut is about to do something never tried in West Virginia.

Connecticut is laying off state employees.

Big government is not the answer - the bloat and duplicated programs are legendary. Entrenched bureaucracies will never resolve themselves - an outside force is needed to keep them in check.

Kudos to Governor Malloy for realizing this and acting proactively.

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