Bucks Co. budget preliminary figures

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Published: Nov 20 2012 07:00:00 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 21 2012 07:35:58 PM EST

Bucks County is staring down another budget deficit.

County Commissioners released a preliminary budget of $467.5 million an increase of about 1-percent.

The county now faces a deficit of $2.7 million.

Bucks County raised taxes last year for the first time in five years to close a $24 million shortfall.

A county press release doesn't rule out raising taxes cutting unfilled or retiring positions or any other methods to close this year's gap.