Sanctuary City Oakland Using State Gas Tax Money to Keep Streetlights On

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Using financial craftiness and loopholes, the City of Oakland plans to use $2.9 million in state gas tax money to keep its streetlights on and stave off cuts to parks and recreation, reports Katy Grimes at the California Globe. With a total budget of $1.63 billion, the City of Oakland faces a number of financial woes, with the largest being its $2.4 billion obligation to unfunded pension and retiree health benefits.

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