Year after year, local government spending raced ahead of inflation

Today's Tampa Bay budget woes have their roots in the housing bubble, when local governments in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties as well as the cities of Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater let speding rise too far too fast. We are paying the price now.

Today's budget woes have their roots in the housing bubble when local governments let speding rise too far too fast. We are paying the price now.
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