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Aguirre Assails Sanders' Budget Cuts as Political Retaliation

Mayor Jerry Sanders has proposed to cut 17 of 340 positions from the city attorney's budget to save $1.6 million. This week Aguirre ended the shaky peace between himself and Sanders, blasting Sanders'

Mayor Jerry Sanders has proposed to cut 17 of 340 positions from the city attorney's budget to save $1.6 million. This week Aguirre ended the shaky peace between himself and Sanders, blasting Sanders' proposal as retaliation born out of ill will for the embarrassment Sanders feels over Sunroad.

He asked the City Council to find the funds -- perhaps by cutting the Mayor's Office of Ethics and Integrity, which he called a "public relations office." Its $2.4 million budget would more than make up for the $1.6 million in cuts to Aguirre's office.

Guest

  • Evan McLaughlin , Voiceofsandiego.org.