Mayor's Budget Adds Police
By Paul Tuthill
Springfield, MA – The mayor of Springfield Massachusetts, Domenic Sarno, has offered a proposed city budget that he says averts layoffs and maintains essential city services. This budget for the 2009 fiscal year is the first one crafted by a mayor in Springfield since the Finance Control Board was put in charge of the city four years ago. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....