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Topic - Martin Kent
Virginia. Gov. Bob McDonnell, citing the looming "fiscal cliff" of tax hikes and spending cuts set to kick in at the start of next year, a sluggish economy and other budget pressures, is ordering state agency heads to outline potential cuts of 4 percent to their departments.
"Please specifically look at service and program areas where state funds are used to match federal funds or other nongeneral funds," he said.
"We're just seeking ideas for savings at this time, not making final decisions," Mr. Martin said.