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Fresno Unified Projects Big Budget Cuts but No Layoffs

Deputy Superintendent Ruthie Quinto Dire financial times are ahead, not only for the next school year but likely several more as well, but no staff layoffs or pay cuts are being considered at this time, Fresno Unified deputy superintendent Ruthie Quinto sa...
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Dyer: Do Your Part and We Will Survive COVID-19

Jerry Dyer takes office as Fresno’s next mayor in nine months. Anticipating his Jan. 5, 2021 inauguration, Dyer is participating in city budget meetings with Mayor Lee Brand's team. He is fully aware of the ...
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Trump’s $4.8 Trillion Budget Proposal Revisits Rejected Cuts

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.8 trillion election year budget plan on Monday that recycles previously rejected cuts to domestic programs like food stamps and Medicaid to promise a balanced budget in 15 years — all while leaving Social Secur...
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US Budget Deficit Running 11.8% Higher This Year

The U.S. budget deficit through the first three months of this budget year is up 11.8% from the same period a year ago, putting the country on track to record its first $1 trillion deficit in eight years. In i...