More Tucson cuts expected; domestic abuse shelter in jeopardy

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The budget ax keeps swinging in Tucson.

The mayor and Tucson city council are expected to approve more cuts Tuesday -- including a recommendation for more furloughs for city employees -- this time police were included.

City Manager Mike Letcher wants more days without pay for workers this year to cut another 3.5% of their pay. Three more furloughs are already scheduled -- including one this Friday.

Once the Tucson city council agreed to move forward and possibly cut 60% of funding from a long list of local agencies, at least one got really nervous -- the Emerge Center Against Domestic Abuse. On top of losing a huge chunk of city funding -- the state still owes them money from last year.