State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is speaking out against the $1. 4 million budget cut the Springfield Police Department is facing. RELATED:Springfield Fire Department faces $1. 4M in budget cuts. Springfield Fire Chief Brandon Blough has said the budget cuts will likely lead to layoffs within the department. RELATED:Fire department grapples with potential layoffs, new firehouse plans. However, Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder and several aldermen have said layoffs will not be necessary.
March 11, 2021 at 03:08PM