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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo credit:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Proposes Virginia State Budget Changes

Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants to more than double the pot of money he can spend trying to lure companies to Virginia, ease school districts’ teacher retirement burdens, and give raises to rookie deputy sheriffs.

12/17/2014

A view of the U.S. Capitol Building's Rotunda after a vote on Capitol Hill on Oct. 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate Averts Shutdown Fears; Fights Over Nominees

Their power ebbing, Senate Democrats launched a last-minute drive Saturday to confirm roughly 20 of President Barack Obama’s nominees, and several Republicans blamed tea party-backed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for creating an opening for the outgoing majority party to exploit.

12/13/2014

Larry Hogan, Maryland's governor-elect. (Photo from Larry Hogan)

Hogan Says Difficult Budget Decisions Loom

Gov.-elect Larry Hogan says strong medicine is needed to get Maryland’s long-running budget problems in order.

12/11/2014

The Maryland State Capitol Building (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Budget: $593M Budget Hole in Next Fiscal Year

Maryland lawmakers will be facing a shortfall of about $593 million under current projections when they work on the budget for the next fiscal year.

11/12/2014

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5 Tips For Budget Travel To Italy

Traveling to Italy is a wonderful but expensive adventure. Make the most of your money with these five budget tips.

08/05/2014

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

DC Mayor Vetoes $10.6 Billion Budget

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has vetoed the $10.6 billion budget approved by the D.C. Council.

07/11/2014

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How To Buy A Car With Bad Credit

It’s not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.

06/16/2014

File photo of a person counting money. (credit: BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Va. Budget Shortfall Grows; Deal in the Works

Virginia lawmakers learned Wednesday that they will have a bigger-than-expected budget gap to close as they rush to end a protracted stalemate that had threatened to partially shut down the government.

06/11/2014

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Norton To Warn Congress About Interfering With D.C.

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton wants Congress to know that it wouldn’t be wise to interfere in local District of Columbia affairs during the budget process.

05/19/2014

Actor Kevin Spacey stars in the Netflix series "House Of Cards." (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Budget Committee Agrees to Raise Film Tax Credits

Lawmakers have agreed to pony up extra money next year to keep “House of Cards” filming in Maryland.

04/03/2014

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