If you want to get a sense of how your state government may look soon, check out Rhode Island.
The governor and state legislature were forced to make budget cuts that are affecting nearly every aspect of life.
From postponing bridge repairs -- about half of bridges are considered deficient -- to cutting back hours at the Department of Motor Vehicles, to raising fees at senior citizen centers.
The state has also been unable to provide additional funding for struggling public schools.
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