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Councilman David Oh To Introduce Budget Amendment To Withhold $10 Million Of SEPTA Funding

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Eyewitness News has learned that Philadelphia councilman David Oh will introduce a budget amendment to withhold $10 million of SEPTA funding unless the agency commits to hiring more officers and raising wages.

SEPTA officials say the force has a budget for 260 officers, but currently only 210 are on staff.

SEPTA says it is recruiting and looking for ways to retain current officers.

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