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The new spending bill passed by Congress on Thursday continues the requirement for six-day mail delivery. But that hasn't ended debate over whether the Postal Service should and can end Saturday delivery.
The Maryland Senate voted 42-5 Wednesday to approve the state's roughly $37 billion budget.
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State workers, public educators and Virginia's disabled are big winners in House and Senate budgets advanced Sunday by the budget-writing committees of Virginia's General Assembly.
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Montgomery County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett held the first of five public forums on Thursday to discuss the budget proposal he'll introduce in March.
In a county that rotates its leadership posts and boasts the lowest unemployment rate in the state, discord is rare. But a growing disagreement among Arlington County Board members peppered its annual reorganization meeting Tuesday.
Gov. Bob McDonnell offered cautious revisions Monday to Virginia's two-year budget, targeting modest spending increases for indigent health care, conditional raises for teachers and a hefty $128 million deposit into the state's rainy day reserves, and emphatically rejecting an expansion of Medicaid for the state.