Columbia council's budget amendments focus on social services

Fiscal 2010 spending plan up for final approval Monday night
Monday, September 21, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 8:25 p.m. CST, Tuesday, November 17, 2009

COLUMBIA – Members of the Columbia City Council got the message loud and clear: Cutting grants for social services is a bad idea in tough economic times.