A number of positions would be eliminated through attrition, but there would still be layoffs, the mayor says. The city faces a $ 17.2-million shortfall.
Faced with a $ 17.2-million budget shortfall, Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster called Wednesday for consolidating departments and outsourcing services, and pledged to push for pension reform against a union he called “intractable.”
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