Houston's $1.9 Billion Budget Draws Questions

Houston's $1.9 billion budget draws questions
Houston Chronicle
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Updated 09:59 p.m., Monday, June 4, 2012
The spending plan is not the calamity the city faced last year when it laid off 764 employees, struck deals to defer tens of millions of dollars of expenses and threatened to close pools and community centers before a couple of oil companies bailed it out.

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