Cut State spending by 20% is coming. In his Thursday Weekly News Breifing Governor Gordon spoke about the loss of State Revenues from mineral production. This article by Jim Angell of the Cowboy State Daily gives a top level look.
Here's an article from County 10. Similar lines but this one says 25% cuts... I'm recalling that some years ago Gov Mead gave some nice pay raises to key executives... Maybe we start there... How many executive pay cuts of 25% would it take to save one state employee's job?