UPDATE 3/10: County Budget Woes Appear Worse Than Projected

Updated 3/10
The county's budget, as austere as it is, may still be overly optimistic about the government's spending powers according to this article from yesterday's Metro section.

Updated 3/6
A suite of articles in this week's Fairfax Extra takes a detailed look at the county's proposed budget and what the numbers mean. First, this cover story looks at the lean and mean figures that the declining housing market is forcing the county to work with.

The print edition of the Extra has a map that corresponds to this text on the decline in property values by area of the county, as well as a helpful primer on the budget and property assessments.

Originally posted 2/21
Information for readers who want to follow the county's proposed budget as it makes its way through the process of hearings, modifications and approvals should read this information from today's Fairfax Extra.

By Focus on Fairfax |  March 10, 2008; 9:19 AM ET  | Category:  Government
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