It’s hard to get anyone to read a story about budgets. Gotta have ‘em, of course. There are plenty of analyses showing that robust local journalism prevents wasteful spending and keeps taxes low. But, oh my God, covering a budget can be boring. Painfully earnest town hall meetings are underway now, a parade of people explaining why their cause needs more money and how shortchanging them will rain damnation on us all.
An unlikely budget director makes the numbers work for Anne Arundel exec
January 27, 2023