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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.
A top analyst says Maryland's budget for the next fiscal year is in better shape than in recent years.
Fairfax County will be holding several meetings over the next few weeks to find out what residents think about the county's transportation needs, in an effort to fill a projected $3 billion deficit for transportation system upgrades over the next ten years.
Some say it's a great time to connect, but parents can find it stressful. One solution may be to involve kids in the back-to-school budget.
The D.C. Council has approved a $9.4 billion budget plan that includes longer bar hours on some days and an expansion of traffic cameras that ticket drivers.