Ahlquist: $100M promise may not result in Idaho budget cut

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By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Republican gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist said this week his campaign promise to cut $100 million in 100 days if elected may not result in a reduction to the state budget. "I am not saying cutting the budget," said Ahlquist during an interview with KLIX on Wednesday. "What I'm saying is let's go find $100 million in spending that we can put toward something else." Ahlquist first announced his plans to trim $100 million of the state budget last year. He has since released multiple statewide television advertisements promising to eliminate $100 million in wasteful spending. During Wednesday's interview, Ahlquist said he wants to identify the money within Idaho's $3.5 billion...

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Ahlquist: $100M promise may not result in Idaho budget cut

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