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March 14, 2013
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Budget for Carson transit may go up

The city general fund portion of the transit budget may need to increase 30 percent for next fiscal year, according to Transportation Manager Patrick Pittenger. “We are facing a severe financial impact,” Pittenger told the Regional Transportation Commission in a Wednesday meeting. Earlier in the meeting Sheila Lambert of the state’s Division of Health Care Financing and Policy had appeared on issues of Medicaid patient transport affecting the city’s budget to which Pittenger referred. Pittenger didn’t direct his remarks at the state Health and Human Services division’s representatives at the meeting. But afterward he said his request from city government …

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