LISTEN: John Carlson Show, May8--7am hour

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Washington Legislature floor session in Olympia WA (file photo: KOMO News).{ }

Producer Phil in for John Carlson--7am hour -- WA now facing an estimated $3.8 billion budget shortfall due to virus economic restrictions (spoiler alert: it's going to get worse before it gets better), GUEST: political campaign strategist, co-founder of, GUEST: Randy Pepple talks about the loss of tax money and how that will impact elections for control of WA Legislature and Governor's race, why Republican candidates for Governor and Legislature can capitalize on previous over-spending by Democrats in this year's campaigns, is Gov. Inslee pulling the chain of a Snohomish barber shop owner or is Inslee about to play hardball?, how Inslee's upcoming union negotiations with state employees will impact the looming budget shortfall from the COVID crunch,

Entomologists say to cool it with the 'murder hornet' talk, GUEST: economist, Steve Moore; three Democratic State lawmakers from WA peninsula urge Inslee's office to allow Phase 2 opening, GUEST: host of Full Measure, Sharyl Attkisson examines the 'do as I say, not as I do' mentality of American politicians.

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