Castor's budget has the right priorities
A Times editorial
In presenting a no-frills budget for 2020, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor is pushing a spending plan that invests in the basics and offers equity across the city's diverse neighborhoods. It is a sensible start, both fiscally and politically, for the retired Tampa police chief who brings local roots and a no-nonsense approach to the mayor's office. Castor also included several small but symbolic initiatives that bode well for the longer term.
Budgets reflect a mayor's prior...