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Newsfront - December 12, 2008

Budget crunch claims victims in Contra Costa County

Human services departments see heavy cuts, more to come

by Geoff Gillette

In an effort to slow or stop the financial hemorrhaging in Contra Costa County, members of the Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to amend their budget to reduce spending by $18.5 million. Caught in the crossfire of what is necessary and what can be provided are children and the elderly, as more 200 positions throughout the county will be lost.

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