January 13, 2003
We have a number

The New and Improved Budget Deficit Estimate is $9.9 billion, nearly double the $5.1 billion estimate that Comptroller Strayhorn had once insisted on. This is an early AP wire story that mostly recycles its previous story, including Governor Goodhair's attempted heroics. Expect a fuller treatment from an actual Chron reporter tomorrow.

Posted by Charles Kuffner on January 13, 2003 to Budget ballyhoo | TrackBack