Sen. Sherrod Brown and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson say proposed federal budget cuts

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Sen. Sherrod Brown and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson say proposed federal budget cuts

Plain Dealer – CLEVELAND, Ohio — Sen. Sherrod Brown joined Cleveland officials today in speaking out against proposed federal budget cuts they said could lead to police layoffs, hurt the city's ability to combat terrorism and prevent the police department from upgrading its technology and equipment.

They said proposed cuts to three important police grants would damage the city's ability to fight crime. City officials were not sure how many officers could lose their jobs.

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