Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Social Programs Revived.(Final)

Byline: Jim Ludwick Journal Staff Writer

Budget Work Continues; Council Looks for Funds

City councilors voted Wednesday to restore most social-service contracts and make other changes in a general-fund budget proposal, but they didn't determine where to get all the money they need.

Negotiations during the next few days should lead to further changes in the proposal during a City Council meeting Monday. At that time, councilors are expected to make cuts that would balance the $350 million plan.

That means some of the changes approved Wednesday could be revisited.

A final budget should be approved Monday if councilors stick to their schedule. …

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