(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)
The proposal by outgoing Gov. Martin O’Malley would cut into the shortfall he will leave to his successor.
(Patrick Semansky / AP)
The outgoing governor will propose $400 million in cuts that would reduce a two-year shortfall by about a third.
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The Montgomery county executive cited budget pressures in saying that funding will be tight.
The $68 billion line will connect San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and Sacramento -- if it can overcome serious funding obstacles.
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Maryland and Virginia wrestle with billions of dollars in shortfalls five years after the recession ended.
(Linda Davidson / The Washington Post)
With less revenue than expected, gov.-elect says the state needs to cut spending before it can cut taxes.
The proposals will generate opposition from Democrats and even some Republicans, nervous that the falling price of oil will hurt state revenue.
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The world’s largest tunnel-boring machine has been stuck underneath Seattle for more than a year.
While 45 states have implemented at least one tobacco tax hike, just three have implemented cuts.
(Bob Brown / AP)
Despite a budget gap and a brush with a shutdown, the state’s finances are largely safe from partisan battles.