RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Transportation has set its initial snow-removal budget for the upcoming winter. VDOT estimates that its budget will exceed $145 million this winter. The snow-removal budget is part…
Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and state lawmakers are announcing cuts to state agencies, universities, and local governments to help fill a projected budget gap and preserve Virginia\’s AAA bond rating.
There are some money
management apps to track spending and help users invest in creative ways.
Despite opposition from operators of health clubs and personal trainers, the D.C. Council approved a plan that would extend the city\’s sale tax to gym memberships, dance and yoga classes and personal training.
The move means it will be tough for McAuliffe to expand Medicaid, one of his legislative priorities during his election campaign and since he has taken office.
ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe vowed Friday to bypass the General Assembly and expand Medicaid eligibility for about 400,000 low-income residents on his own, a move Republican lawmakers…
Concerns from drivers that cyclists and pedestrians get
too much attention and funding are often focused inside the Beltway, but now members of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors have concerns
that the \”war on cars\” is nudging its way into the suburbs.
ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe says the tea party has taken control of the General Assembly. McAuliffe spoke to reporters Friday in Richmond, a day after the GOP-controlled…
Purple Line rendering via MTAThe Montgomery County Council on Thursday agreed to a 7 percent reduction in the county\’s energy tax and a six-year capital budget that includes $95 million for a rebuilt Capital Crescent Trail.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story May 13 about a lawsuit over District of Columbia budget autonomy, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the referendum granting the District government more freedom to spend local tax…
There are no signs of compromise in the fight over Medicaid in
Virginia after two days of a special session on the state budget.
In her State of the County address, Fairfax County Board Chair Sharon Bulova says education and funding public schools will be a major focus of the board\’s time in the coming year.
Credit monitoring firm Credit Karma said the average outstanding student loan debt among District borrowers in July was $43,856, the highest in the nation when D.C. is ranked against states.
The new spending bill passed by Congress on Thursday continues the requirement for six-day mail delivery. But that hasn\’t ended debate over whether the Postal Service should and can end Saturday delivery.
Montgomery County Executive Isiah \”Ike\” Leggett
held the first of five public forums on Thursday
to discuss the budget proposal he\’ll introduce in