Wayne Horsley http://wshu.org en Suffolk lawmakers 'raid' environmental fund http://wshu.org/post/suffolk-lawmakers-raid-environmental-fund-0 <p></p><p>Suffolk County lawmakers are set to approve a $2.8 billion budget tomorrow that, according to some, raids an environmental protection fund to plug holes in the county budget. &nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 22:54:58 +0000 Charles Lane 7880 at http://wshu.org Suffolk lawmakers 'raid' environmental fund Budgeting in secret has few critics, even some respect http://wshu.org/post/budgeting-secret-has-few-critics-even-some-respect <p></p><p>For the last several weeks Suffolk County lawmakers have been negotiating next year's budget. &nbsp;The $2.8 billion spending package is expected to be unveiled Friday afternoon. &nbsp;While there has been a quiet increase in criticism about how lawmakers get the budget done most still defend it. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:57:35 +0000 Charles Lane 7654 at http://wshu.org Budgeting in secret has few critics, even some respect