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Budget woes continuing for California cities and counties

Original post made on May 4, 2010

Santa Clara County yesterday released a proposed budget for the 2011 fiscal year that addresses a $223.2 million deficit in the county's general fund through program and service cuts, use of one-time revenue and layoffs. The $4.2 billion recommended budget takes into account all services, operations, capital improvements and reserves.

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Posted by Unions are the problem
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 4, 2010 at 9:07 pm

Until California deals with the unions and stops the unreasonable perks, salaries and benefits like pensions, the state and cities in it will continue to be bankrupt.

Eventually, the private sector will be even more unabe to support such unreasonable salaries.

90K for a janitor? 220K for a retired police? Get real and fix this nonsense before it is too late!

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