Stephanie Miner

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Tue May 8, 2012
Regional Coverage

Common Council passes budget, but added spending in limbo

Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner, left, talks with reporter Bill Carey following the Common Council's approval of the budget Monday.
Ryan Delaney WRVO

Money the Syracuse Common Council added to Mayor Stephanie Miner's budget for a new downtown senior center, a small business loan program and teaching assistants may never get spent, despite Miner saying she'll sign the budget as passed.

The council OK'd $2 million in additions to Miner's proposed budget and then approved the spending plan Monday afternoon.

But following the vote, Miner said she won't authorize the additional spending.

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