Gary Alexander http://kplu.org en State House Democrats roll out their budget http://kplu.org/post/state-house-democrats-roll-out-their-budget <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-961567.mp3</p><p>Washington House Democrats have unveiled a plan to close a $5 billion shortfall over the next two years.&nbsp;The plan released Monday would close a $5 billion shortfall and yet still manage to save several programs the governor proposed to eliminate.</p><p>It would privatize the state&rsquo;s liquor distribution center and impose a $10 state park fee.&nbsp;It would also allow for the early release of some prison inmates. House Budget Chair Ross Hunter (D-Medina) calls it a responsible and sustainable budget.</p><p> Mon, 04 Apr 2011 22:15:59 +0000 Austin Jenkins & KPLU News Staff 1133 at http://kplu.org State House Democrats roll out their budget