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Prince George’s Co. proposed budget has very little wiggle room

March 16, 2023

Normally, budget proposals are a chance for elected leaders to highlight their goals and aspirations — put their money where their mouth is, so to speak — and they’re unveiled with lots of promises and optimism. But a lot of that was missing this year in Prince George’s County, Maryland. With 82% of the county’s budget being devoted to education and public safety, most of the $5.4 billion budget was accounted for quickly before County Executive Angela Alsobrooks even got a chance to think about new priorities. And as of late, Alsobrooks hasn’t been shy about blaming state lawmakers in Annapolis for that bind.

 

Article Source: WTOP

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