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Funding the Police

Alameda is joining numerous cities across the country in rethinking how we provide policing before next year’s city budget is prepared.  What level of policing we want and expect from the Alameda Police Department (APD) will determine the funding we … Continue reading

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Budget Power Pointing

Alameda’s fiscal quagmire has many people pointing fingers.  I say point up.  The money that will help solve long-term budget and pension problems is at the top of the pay scale. In Alameda, we’ve already eliminated jobs, combined departments, and … Continue reading

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