Sarcastic Ad Campaign Shows Teachers' Frustrations With Low School BudgetsA tongue-in-cheek ad campaign from Hefty is drawing attention to the issue of low funding in public schools across the country.
Congress Tries 1-Week Bill To Keep Homeland Security Open
Md. Teachers' Union Launches Ads to Protect School FundingA Maryland teachers' union is launching a petition drive to protect strong investments in schools.
Va. House, Senate Unveil Competing Budgets The Virginia House and Senate continue to disagree on whether to accept federal funding to expanding health insurance coverage to lower income Virginians.
Foster Care, Adoption Funding Proposed in Va.Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing nearly $28 million in state funding in the next two-year budget cycle for the foster care system and adoption efforts.
Newseum in D.C. Makes Changes as Funding Falls ShortIn five years since moving to its new home overlooking the U.S. Capitol, the Newseum has become a major attraction with 4 million people visiting its exhibits about journalism and the First Amendment. Yet it's been struggling mightily to cover its costs.
Tea Party Tax Returns Show Activism On A Budget Dozens of tea party groups and other conservative organizations of the kind subjected to improper scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service operated with small budgets and rarely displayed overt partisan activities, according to an Associated Press review of public tax filings by 93 such activist groups. A few groups built million-dollar operations and political ties that could have been legitimate grounds for IRS investigation, tax law experts said.
With Va. GOP Split, Dems Hold Cards on Roads Bill FateDemocratic General Assembly minorities hold the keys Friday to passage or failure of the first major Virginia transportation funding reforms in 27 years.
Va. Senate Panel OKs Governor's Transportation BillGov. Bob McDonnell's transportation funding package won a Senate committee's endorsement Thursday despite the reservations of some of his fellow Republicans and outright opposition from Democrats.
Obama's Proposal To Cut Metro Funds Upsets Local Leaders, Puzzles MayorPresident Barack Obama's proposed budget would slash $15 million in federal spending earmarked for repairs on Metro, a decision that is ruffling the feathers of local leaders.

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