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Virginia Lawmaker Loses Bid To Boost Congressmembers’ Pay

A retiring congressman has lost his quixotic bid to give members of Congress $25 a day to help with their living expenses in Washington.

04/09/2014

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Sandy Aid Package Of $50.7B Moving Toward House Votes

Northeastern lawmakers hoping to push a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package through the House face roadblocks by fiscal conservatives seeking offsetting spending cuts to pay for recovery efforts as well as funding cuts for projects they say are unrelated to the Oct. 29 storm.

01/15/2013

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Virginia Lawmakers Opposed Governor’s Deal With Redskins

Virginia’s top legislative budget writing and oversight panel is questioning Gov. Bob McDonnell’s administration for cutting a $6.5 million deal behind its back with the Washington Redskins.

06/18/2012