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Heineman Makes No Apologies For Cuts

Heineman Makes No Apologies For Cuts

The Nebraska State Auditor’s Office will operate with less money the next two years after Governor Dave Heineman cut its budget. State Auditor Mike Foley says the governor’s original proposal submitted to the Unicameral contained the cuts…

Foley says he likely will have to lay off three auditors from his office. Heineman makes no apologies for the cuts. . .

Heineman points out the legislature failed to override his line-item veto of increases to the Auditor’s budget.

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