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April 28, 2014 12:06 PM

Sacramento budget has a surplus for first time in seven years

City Manager John Shirey released a budget Monday that resembles the spending plan of a city on stable financial ground. Shirey is projecting a nearly $2 million surplus for the 2014-15 fiscal year that begins July 1, with another surplus predicted for the following year.

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Ryan Lillis has covered the city of Sacramento, its 108 neighborhoods and its politicians since 2008. Prior to that, he covered crime at The Sacramento Bee. A native of upstate New York, Lillis has a journalism degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

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