Tuesday at the special session: 'Bad budget' edition

05/25/2010 08:13 PM

VIDEO REPORT: The House Appropriations and Revenue Committee passed a 282-page budget bill Tuesday (plus a five-page amendment) in less than an hour.

In fact, lawmakers spent nearly as much time calling the budget names while explaining their votes as they did debating what was in it.

Here’s an inside look into how the $17.1 billion two-year state spending bill got rolling in this special session called because the General Assembly failed to get this done by April 15:

- Produced by Holly Thompson with reporting by Ryan Alessi

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