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By JOHN McCALLUM
Editor 

School board adopts budget with increased revenues, expenses

 


Cheney School District board directors unanimously adopted a 2013-2014 budget at their July 17 meeting, a budget reflecting increases in revenues, expenses and enrollment and made more challenging by the inability of the state Legislature to pass its own operating budget until June 30, one day before the end of the state’s fiscal year and a possible, partial government shutdown.

The school board approved general fund expenses of more than $43.14 million, up $2.29 million or 5.62 percent over last year. The increase is a result of inflation affecting rising prices in fuel, food and instruc...



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