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Council approves $774M budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus will have more police officers and firefighters on the streets under the city’s new budget, approved by City Council last night.

Council members gave final approval to a $774 million spending plan last night that includes hiring 100 police officers and 35 firefighters.

The budget also includes $13-million-dollars for the city’s rainy-day fund and additional funds for small business development.

Council agreed last month to set aside $3 million of the $7.5 million carryover from 2012 for the Economic Stabilization Fund, or rainy day fund.

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