Tag: Budget Cuts

Pasadena Firefighters’ Association Issues Dire Warning Over Proposed Budget Cuts
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Pasadena Firefighters’ Association Issues Dire Warning Over Proposed Budget Cuts

Survey of residents indicates high levels of support for protecting Fire and Police By Staff At a time of increased fire danger and already depleted fire services, Pasadena Firefighters Association, Local 809, has issued a warning that proposed budget cuts could “result in a reduction in effectiveness of firefighters and emergency preparedness, which will reduce public safety and…

Pasadena Council Opens FY2019 Operating Budget Public Hearing
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Pasadena Council Opens FY2019 Operating Budget Public Hearing

With structural deficit looming, the city’s budgetary gap could grow in excess of $32 million over next five fiscal years By Gus Herrera On Monday, May 21, council opened the public hearing on the FY2019 operating budget and heard presentations from the police, fire, human services, and library departments – discussions that spanned two meetings,…

Brian McDonald Cancels Bus Service for PUSD General Ed. Students Next School Year
Education

Brian McDonald Cancels Bus Service for PUSD General Ed. Students Next School Year

  By Terry Miller In the containing saga of PUSD’s financial woes, Superintendent Brian McDonald has terminated bus service for general education students starting next school year. McDonald sent out a notice Thursday stating that “in light of our District’s budget situation, general education transportation service can no longer be offered and will be discontinued…

NIH Budget Cuts Will Damage ‘The American System’
Opinion

NIH Budget Cuts Will Damage ‘The American System’

By Sandip Shah and Joe Black The Trump administration is pushing for dramatic cutbacks at the National Institutes of Health. The proposed $5.8 billion cut from the agency’s annual $32 billion budget would translate into 5,000 to 8,000 fewer grants per year for basic medical research. But the impact of such cuts would actually be…

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