LOS ANGELES - Gov. Booth Gardner of Washington yesterday proposed a package of spending reductions and tax increases to address a projected $1.3 billion budget deficit in the state's 1993-95 biennium.

The governor's plan involves solving more than half the projected deficit through increased efficiency, reduced or eliminated programs, and various funding shifts.

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