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House Committee On Appropriations
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A legislative committee has approved changes to a $41 billion spending plan for Georgia's state government.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The House Appropriations Committee doesn't plan to consider any amendments offered by Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe to Virginia's proposed two-year budget.
A report issued Tuesday by a House committee dismissed as nonbinding a voter-approved referendum to grant the District budget autonomy, signaling a possible legal fight ahead over the city's attempts to seize greater control of its finances.
Virginia state finances can weather a continued sluggish economy, but the so-called 'fiscal cliff' could cause daunting hardships unless Washington can resolve polarizing political gridlock and reach a deficit reduction deal.
While Congress is facing several unresolved issues in a potentially busy post-election lame duck session, finding additional disaster relief money for Hurricane Sandy likely won't be on the list, as FEMA and lawmakers say available funds should be sufficient.
Democratic Rep. Norm Dicks, a former college football player who cast a huge presence over state and national politics for more than 30 years, announced Friday he'll retire at the end of the year after 18 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.
House Republicans concerned about a lack of accountability at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau have requested information from the independent agency about its spending.
State officials on Tuesday sounded a cautionary tone as Virginia prepares for a lean budget season and the potential of cuts from Capitol Hill next week — cuts that could stanch economic recovery in a region heavily reliant on federal spending.