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Budgets - Iowa - 2014

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The Fort Madison City Council has signed off on the city’s budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, 2014, without its most controversial provision.

City councils and staff throughout Iowa have spent the last few months putting together their budgets for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014.

Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

One aspect of Fort Madison’s proposed budget is facing some strong opposition.

The Lee County Board of Supervisors wants the county's department heads to take closer looks at their budget requests for the upcoming fiscal year.

The Burlington City Council is trying to reduce what could be a hefty property tax increase next year.