GUEST COMMENTARY: Budget cuts shouldn't overshadow investing for our future

Monday, February 7, 2011 | 12:14 p.m. CST; updated 2:55 p.m. CST, Sunday, February 13, 2011

Across the country, state legislatures are grappling with billion-dollar deficits. The prevailing narrative among Republicans — and many Democrats — is cut, cut, cut. But in some of the nation's most populous states, a few legislators are pushing back.