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Some states sitting on piles of cash, and cities want a cut

AUGUST 21, 2018 | by Timothy Williams | THE NEW YORK TIMES

“… As states reap the benefits of an expanding national economy, at least 39 have reported budget surpluses — leaving joyous but somewhat perplexed state officials to figure out what to do with the unexpected cash. … Ohio announced a budget surplus of $657 million in July. State officials have made it clear, however, that none of the windfall will go to Lorain or any other city or town, many of which are struggling because of heavy cuts made by the state over the years.” 

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