Local Residents Express Major Concerns Over Newly Adopted Budget

The  Long Beach City Council voted to adopt the City of Long Beach’s $3 billion budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 on Tuesday, Aug. 24. The new budget includes a notable and controversial increase to the budget of the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) to the tune of $250 million, or about 64 percent of the total General Fund adopted within the new City budget.

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