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Zerwas: Use Most of Rainy Day Fund or I'll Get Spanked

At this morning's TribLive conversation about health care, state Rep. John Zerwas, R-Simonton, took a more aggressive position than most of his fellow Republicans on the subject of whether to tap the Rainy Day Fund and how much should be tapped.

State Rep. John Zerwas, R-Simonton, at TribLive on February 23, 2011.

At this morning's TribLive conversation about health care, state Rep. John Zerwas, R-Simonton, took a more aggressive position than most of his fellow Republicans on the subject of whether to tap the Rainy Day Fund and how much should be tapped. He noted that his constituents would not be happy — to the point of "spanking" him — if massive budget cuts occurred with billions left in the state's savings account.

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