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Closing the gap: Oakland budget surmounts $360M deficit, invests in affordable housing

The Oakland City Council has approved a new two-year budget that makes an investment in affordable housing while closing a historic $360 million deficit. The balanced budget passed Monday night by a vote of 5-1 with Councilmember Noel Gallo voting no and Councilmembers Janani Ramachandran and Treva Reid abstaining. Ramachandran abstained because though many things […]