D.C. Government Ends Fiscal Year With $200M Budget SurplusDistrict of Columbia officials say the city ended the last fiscal year with a surplus of more than $200 million.
Md. Budget: $593M Budget Hole in Next Fiscal YearMaryland lawmakers will be facing a shortfall of about $593 million under current projections when they work on the budget for the next fiscal year.
Virginia State Revenues Decline by $439 MillionVirginia ended fiscal 2014 with a $438.5 million shortfall, a 1.6 percent drop from the year before.
Committee Budgets $10 Million for Bail Attorneys The committee fine-tuning Maryland's budget has allocated $10 million to have attorneys staff initial bail hearings during the next fiscal year.
Senator: Keep 'House of Cards' Filming in MarylandSen. Edward Kasemeyer says Maryland should look to the film industry for jobs it has lost in manufacturing.
Study: $321M In Wasted Tech SpendingThe U.S. Government Accountability Office has identified a series of duplicated tech investments totaling nearly $321 million in possibly wasted spending from three federal agencies.
Chuck Hagel: Furloughs For Military Could Continue Furloughs, which have forced a 20 percent pay cut on most of the military's civilian workforce, probably will continue next year and might worsen.