eter Bragdon en Bragdon, O'Brien Differ On Tax and Spending Caps <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Top house and senate republicans are at odds over constitutional amendments designed to keep government&nbsp;small.&nbsp;</p><p>The state senate&#39;s&nbsp;proposed&nbsp;constitutional change&nbsp;would require a 60 percent vote by lawmakers to increase state spending beyond the rate of inflation. As&nbsp;passed by the house, the proposal would have required&nbsp;that same&nbsp;super-majority&nbsp;to borrow money or raise taxes.</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 23:27:12 +0000 Josh Rogers 1936 at