“Long Beach’s City Council passed an $88 million budget — and an associated tax increase — after an intense hearing Tuesday night, despite protest from residents and union members.
The city’s spending plan, designed to close a yawning budget gap, raises taxes by 7.9 percent at a time when Long Beach has grappled with a projected $10.25 million deficit.
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