Under Speaker Jasper Budget Process Devolves Into Total Chaos

The budget process under Speaker Jasper has become nothing short of total chaos.

While the budget committee is meeting, Democrats and local press have been non-stop tweeting about cuts, massive cuts, draconian cuts … .  Some of us, like this blog have pointed out that increasing spending less than the Democrats want to increase spending is not cutting the budget.  It’s simply increasing spending less than the Democrats want to increase spending.

But there has been practically no pushback by Jasper and his team against the refrain of cuts, massive cuts, and draconian cuts. Continue reading