Candidates tackle budget gap

[VIDEO] Evanston mayoral candidates were asked Tuesday night how they’d suggest closing the expected gap in the city’s budget next year caused by the recession.

Their answers ranged from freezing capital improvement projects and renegotiating water sales rates with other communities, to the prospect of higher taxes.

The questions came at a live televised debate held at the Evanston Community Media Center sponsored by the Evanston Chamber of Commerce.

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