Budget priorities of the two IP gubernatorial candidates

 

Heading into Tuesday’s primary, here’s a look at how Independence Party candidates Tom Horner and Rob Hahn compared in Almanac’s hockey-themed budget exercise.

BUDGET SLAP SHOT                     Horner    Hahn

 

HHS                                                33       22 

 

K-12 Education                                32       50  

 

Transportation                                  3          6     

 

Higher Ed                                        9         11

 

Local Govt Aids                                8           5

 

Public Safety                                    5           4

 

Environment                                    2         3

 

Bonding Debt                                    3          3

 

Economic Dev.                                  2          3

 

State Govt                                        2           2

 

Ag VETS                                          1           1

 

 

And when the candidates had to balance the budget shortfall with 10 pucks:

 

HORNER REVENUE:  

4 SALES, 1 CIG, 1 INCOME, 1 CORP, 1 FED, 1 FEES, 1 GAMBLING    

 

HAHN REVENUE:

3 FED $, 2 INCOME TAX, 2 GAMBLING, 1 CORP LOOPHOLE

REFORMS:  -1 HHS, -1 GOVT

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