From the Reporter
The Story
The city of San Diego’s Library Department has taken annual hits, resulting in some of the worst service cuts of any city department and it’s on the chopping block again. But during that time the budget for the City Attorney’s Office has increased.
What I Found Most Interesting
The key word in this year’s budget talks is “priorities.” But as the mayor and council stress the need to protect public safety and other front line city services in a time of continued budget pressure, they’ll have to come to terms with the realization that the city’s team of lawyers costs increasingly more than its team of librarians.
What’s Next
The City Council will continue budget deliberations this week.

Dagny Salas

Dagny Salas was web editor at Voice of San Diego from 2010 to 2013. She was an investigative fellow at VOSD from 2009 to 2010.

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