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Joining Forces? Public Safety Costs Are Rising—and Coachella Valley’s Nine Cities Are Looking for Ways to Keep Up

A recent review of the budgets of all nine Coachella Valley cities confirms what multiple sources have mentioned over the last several months: The costs of providing police and fire protection have been rising every year—and could soon become a worrisome financial burden. “About 50 percent of our general-fund budget at this time goes specifically […]