"Any reduction to our budget which may affect our ability to maintain the highest level of public safety can be seen as nothing less than devastating."
http://www2.timesdispatch.com/news/n...uts-ar-932084/

And if you want two topics in one, a recurring trend with McDonnell is also brought up in the article, by way of a quote from Jeff Caldwell:

"He's been taking bites at that apple for a long time," Caldwell said, "and it's still on his list."