If she spent her inital allocation of funding, and came back for more, then she should have realized her request could be denied.
Maybe she missed some of the other articles, during the past 30 days in which so many Public Officials have been called to task for exceeding allocated travel budgets.
City Council is no different. You shouldn't spend what isn't there.
And if City Council is the body which approves or denies requests, then maybe the message being sent is the request will not float. After all, the audit committee is comprised of 3 Council Members.
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