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Montgomery, Prince George’s budget proposals emphasize equity amid recovery

March 16, 2021

Nearly a year after the killing of George Floyd sparked a nationwide reckoning over race, officials in Maryland’s two largest jurisdictions have proposed budgets that emphasize racial equity and efforts to build back from the financial losses spurred by the coronavirus pandemic. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich (D) on Monday unveiled a $5.96 billion spending plan that expresses measured optimism about the county’s post-pandemic recovery and keeps the property tax rate steady.

Article Source: Washington Post

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