Wayne Horsley

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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.    

Charles Lane

For the last several weeks Suffolk County lawmakers have been negotiating next year's budget.  The $2.8 billion spending package is expected to be unveiled Friday afternoon.  While there has been a quiet increase in criticism about how lawmakers get the budget done most still defend it.