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What the extra D.C. funding would pay for

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The D.C. Council approved the District’s 2012 budget Tuesday, but several provisions remain contingent on higher-than-anticipated revenue expected to be certified this month by the chief financial officer. If city revenue were to increase by the amount on the left, then that extra funding would pay for the program to the right:

The D.C. Council approved the District’s 2012 budget Tuesday, but several provisions remain contingent on higher-than-anticipated revenue expected to be certified this month by the chief financial officer. If city revenue were to increase by the amount on the left, then that extra funding would pay for the program to the right:

$21.6 million . . . shifting city employees to free up funds in the capital budget.

$25.2 million . . . a $1.8 million infusion for “Green Teams” and “Clean Teams” to supplement services in four city wards.

$89.2 million . . . an additional $32 million to “address additional costs” in public health care program.

$114.2 million . . . $12.5 million to fund school nurses.

$135.8 million . . . an additional $10.8 million to hire more police.

$139 million . . . $1.6 million to support permanent housing for the homeless.

$163 million . . . $12 million to offset cuts to affordable housing production.

$173 million . . . an additional $5 million in mental health services for children and others.

$199.8 million . . . restores $3 million in cuts to the Interim Disability Assistance program; adds $6 million for affordable housing production; restores $900,000 for youth mental health; adds $2.5 million for the homeless; and provides $500,000 each for Emancipation Day celebrations at the Lincoln Theater.

$200.4 million . . . $316,000 to keep the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library open on Sundays.

— Mike DeBonis

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