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Budget Crisis Just Beginning

by Paul Bass | Jun 21, 2018 7:43 am | Comments (12)

Paul Bass PhotoTaxpayers are hopping mad about a 11 percent hike in the bills they began receiving this week; some have begun organizing community meetings to explore possible actions against it.

But based on a look at the government’s structural financial woes, the city would have had to raise taxes almost twice as much to truly balance the annual budget taking effect July 1 — or figure out how to cut another $30 million.

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