Guest commentary: Scary California stories aren't true

Type: Commentary & Letters
Published Date: September 20, 2009
Author: Sundeen, Matt

This op-ed appeared in The Denver Post on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009

By Matt Sundeen

There's a story going around that's so scary it ought to be told only in a whisper:

If Colorado tries to untangle the conflicts in its budget, it will end up like . . . California.

No self-respecting state would want that. The massive budget cuts, the IOUs, the celebrity governor autographing government-surplus sale items . . . yikes! Just the thought makes your blood curdle.

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