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Jonetta Rose Barras: More money for what?

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Mayor Vincent C. Gray has become a bona fide spendthrift: First, he pledged $100 million for affordable housing and $15 million for nonprofit grants. Then, last week, he proposed increasing by 2 percent the per-pupil allotment for students in the city's public schools -- traditional and charters. His proposals, arriving at dizzying speed, are expected to be presented next month to the...