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Winners of the D.C. Lottery won't be able to cash in those winning tickets any time soon.
District funding for local services is caught in the middle of the tug-of-war over the budget on Capitol Hill. And cash available to keep services running are dwindling without congressional intervention.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has deemed all District workers essential in order to keep local government services up and running even if the federal government would shut down.
A report from House Republicans is dismissing the District's budget autonomy referendum as nonbinding.
Mayor Vincent Gray's budget proposal cuts D.C.'s commercial tax rate, repeals the out-of-state municipal bond tax, funds the District's community college, increases spending on the arts and funds a pilot Events D.C. advertising campaign.