Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee Rep. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, right, talks during budget hearings in the committee at the Arizona Capitol Thursday, March 31, 2011, in Phoenix, ... more 
Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee Rep. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, right, talks during budget hearings in the committee at the Arizona Capitol Thursday, March 31, 2011, in Phoenix, as fellow Rep. Steve Court, R-Mesa, listens. Cuts in health care and education provide the bulk of savings that make up a Republican budget-balancing plan being considered by the Arizona House. The House Appropriations Committee late Thursday began considering 13 bills that House Speaker Kirk Adams says are based on a framework agreement between the Legislature's majority Republicans and Republican Gov. Jan Brewer. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ross D. Franklin
Thu, Mar 31, 2011 8:33 PM EDT