11/08/2010 08:32 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

State Republicans, Facing Deficits, Promise Big Cuts

Republicans who have taken over state capitols across the country are promising to respond to crippling budget deficits with an array of cuts, among them proposals to reduce public workers' benefits in Wisconsin, scale back social services in Maine and sell off state liquor stores in Pennsylvania, endangering the jobs of thousands of state workers.

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