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Bitter budget battle in Prince George’s ends with Rushern Baker’s surrender

(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

County Executive Rushern L. Baker III says he will not pursue legal action against Council budget

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House Republicans rebuff D.C. on budget; reproductive law under threat

(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

House GOP on Wednesday could upend many policies prized by D.C. Democrats.

OMB warns of risks of cutting IRS budget

Funding levels for the IRS provided in a spending bill would have dire consequences, the Obama administration has said.

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As budget fight drags on at home, Wisconsin’s Scott Walker goes abroad

(Morry Gash / AP)

The governor, a potential GOP presidential candidate, has taken three foreign trips this year funded by taxpayers — giving Democrats an opportunity to accuse him of spending while preaching budget frugality.

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Budget war in Prince George’s: Council overrides Rushern Baker’s vetoes

(Mark Gail / For The Washington Post)

Unless the move is challenged in court, the property tax rate will increase 4 percent on July 1.

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Baker to veto parts of budget; sets up showdown with Pr. George’s council

Current and former county officials say impasse over property tax hikes is unprecedented.

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Baker aides say council broke the law when it rejected major tax increase

(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

Officials say Prince George’s Council was barred from slashing budget proposal. Council strongly disagrees.

‘Draconian’ cut to IRS budget advances

A House subcommittee approves reduced funding for the IRS over objections from Democrats who said the loss in tax revenue will be far greater than the savings.

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D.C. lawmakers vote to defy Congress on billions, but will anyone notice?

(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

A $7 billion appropriation appears headed for court as the city tries to stop Congress’s proposed changes.

House plan would cut IRS budget

Measure meanwhile seeks to get more service out of the Internal Revenue Service.