Real Money, Real Power: A Report on the First Five Years of the Participatory Budgeting Project

Apr 01, 2014
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Participatory budgeting (PB) is a democratic process in which community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget. It enables taxpayers to work with government to make the budget decisions that affect their lives. PB has been used for cities, counties, states, schools, universities, housing authorities, and other agencies.