The Detroit City Council last week approved a $1.12 billion fiscal 2013 budget that largely adheres to Mayor Dave Bing’s proposed spending plan.

The budget includes 2,600 layoffs, the privatization of the city’s transportation and lighting departments, and elimination of the human services department. The general fund cuts total $250 million. The council sent the budget to Bing, who has until June 30 to approve a final deal.

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