Wilmington mayor, City Council at odds over budget

    The back-and-forth continues. First, Wilmington Mayor Jim Baker proposed a budget. Then City Council proposed its own in response. Now Baker has vetoed Council’s budget.

    Baker vetoed council’s 2012 proposal yesterday, saying it reduces “vital city services,” as WHYY’s Shirley Min reports. Councilman Steve Martelli says Baker rejected the budget because it eliminates a position in the Finance Division. It’s not clear yet if Council will override the veto.

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