Representative Richard Lindsey http://apr.org en Ala. Legislator Discusses Severity Of Budget Cuts http://apr.org/post/ala-legislator-discusses-severity-budget-cuts <P>One of the longest serving members of the Legislature, Democratic Rep. Richard Lindsey of Centre, says he's never seen state services cut to their current level.</P> <P>Lindsey says cuts began in 2008, and they have continued each year since then. Lindsey says prison guards are at a bare minimum, schools don't have enough supplies, and fewer state troopers are patrolling the highways.</P> <P>Lindsey says the Legislature must decide if people want the remaining services, and if they do, how the Legislature will provide them. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 21:49:31 +0000 The Associated Press 27018 at http://apr.org Ala. Legislator Discusses Severity Of Budget Cuts