Is There Really A $350 Million Dollar Budget Shortfall In Delaware?

The old Rodney Dormitory buildings in Newark are set to be demolished and turned Into a storm water pond. Do they need to be illuminated inside and out 24/7?

Delaware residents keep hearing about the “$350 million budget shortfall” that will require a “shared sacrifice” by all. The governor has traveled around the state talking to citizens and listening to suggestions. Proposed cuts have been suggested but nobody wants their program cut. Tax hikes and the loss of deductions are on the table.

But are those options the only options? Spout off. In the comments below tell us were you see waste or room for improvement. Take photos and post them here.

Example: How much money would the state save if the state┬áturned all of the lights off on government buildings in the evening or on buildings that are set to be demolished?”




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