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Wishful thinking interrupted by budget reality (access required)

JLBC has singled out three budget provisions that wouldn't live up to their billing: a plan to save $50 million due to reduced fraud in the health care system; deals to privatize nine of the 10 state prisons; and a plan to raise $735 million by selling dozens of state buildings, then leasing them back. But there's more.

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Some agencies avoid submitting reduction reports (access required)

When drafting reports to show the impact of 15 percent cuts to their budgets, some state agencies described how their services would be gutted. Some simply explained why such cuts aren't feasible. And others, such as the Governor's Office, which ordered the reports, don't seem to know where to even make the cuts.

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DES would drop to ’04 funding levels if faced with 15% cut (access required)

A 15 percent cut at the Department of Economic Security would take a heavy toll on the vulnerable populations Gov. Jan Brewer has spoken so often of protecting. According to a report by the Department of Economic Security, a 15 percent reduction in the agency's budget would drop it down to 2004 funding levels.

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UpClose with Neal Young (access required)

Neal Young will return to the Arizona Department of Economic Security in a few weeks, this time as the governor’s pick to head the massive agency. In past years, Young led several of the department’s divisions, including the Business and Finance Division. But Young said the responsibility of taking over one of the state’s largest agencies still makes him nervous, even after all of his public service experience.

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