Data: Policing remains Columbus' largest expense in 2021 budget
At nearly $337 million, police funding is still the largest share of Columbus' expense budget, but money budgeted elsewhere for police activities pushes that number up even higher.
Published April 2, 2021, by Matter News
In 2020, Columbus had more budget uncertainty than any year since the Great Recession of 2008, starting with the uncertainty of income tax revenue streams that fund city services and the unpredictability of Congress’ willingness to help cities through the challenges of the pandemic. Then, the City saw a summer of p…
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