Sarah Palin and the Alaska Budget
Good report on Palin and Alaska's budget here. Is she a fiscal conservative? Looking at these numbers you would have to say yes.
FY 2009 Operating Budget- $11,200,000,000 ($11.2B)
FY 2010 Operating Budget- $9,700,000,000 ($9.7B)
Net cut in Operating funds $1,500,000,000
Total percentage cut in Operating Budget – 13.4%
FY 2009 Capital Budget- $2,632,000,000 (after Governor Palin vetoed $268 million)
FY 2010 Capital Budget- $1,800,000,000
Net cut in the Capital Budget $832,000,000
Total Percentage cut in Capital budget- 31.7%
Overall FY 2009 budget $13,832,000,000
Overall Proposed FY 2010 $11,500,000,000
Net reduction in the Overall Budget $2,332,000,000
Total Percentage cut in Overall Budget- 16.8%
Impressive! Is it any wonder the democrats hate her. Cuts across the board, millions of $$$ in spending vetoed.....You Go Girl! I hope other Republicans take notice.