June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- School districts and many local-level governments
in Michigan must approve balanced budgets for fiscal year 2010-2011 by June 30, and most will succeed thanks to cutbacks in staffing and services, fee increases and non-tax revenue injections.
For his part, Ma has blamed the island's Central Weather Bureau for its inaccurate predictions of rain, local-level governments
for inaction, and affected villagers for ''not realizing how serious this disaster was'' before the storm hit.
This dedication of funds, programs, and decision-making powers to local-level governments