"State revenues are lower than expected because of the tax cuts adopted last year." (N&O, today)
Those tax cuts went mainly to the rich and to powerful corporations, not to you, O my brethren.
"Legislative budget writers received a memo from the legislative fiscal office last week that estimated a $62 million to $94 million Medicaid shortfall this year." (ditto)
Ah! The cost of throwing a partisan brickbat at the Affordable Care Act! Republicans in the General Assembly don't pay. We pay. All of us.