Virginia considers delaying raises, minimum wage increase as coronavirus blows huge hole in state budget

The state was flush with revenue when the virus hit; now it faces losses of $2 billion or more.
Outside the Kennedy Center in August 2019. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)
Outside the Kennedy Center in August 2019. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)

Congress gave $25 million to help the Kennedy Center weather the coronavirus. Now some politicians want it back.

Criticism continued over the arts center’s decision to furlough hundreds of employees after receiving the federal funds.
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Low humidity, high winds marked a rainless April day.
Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, 40, and her 8-year-old son, Gideon, had gone missing Thursday. McKean is the daughter of former Md. lieutenant governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy.
The D.C. government’s model projects a late June, early July peak, while others say the peak is days away.
See the latest coronavirus developments Friday in the Washington region.
Federal prosecutors have investigated at least eight District-based covid-19 scam cases in little more than a month

The move to electronic-only collections begins Monday.
Manley, a friend of Md. Gov. Larry Hogan, remembered as a dedicated volunteer for Special Olympics, devoted family man and life of the party.
A petition accuses Thomas LeBlanc of racism and ignoring faculty feedback on the university’s five-year plan.
The crash occurred in Landover, Md., on March 20, police said.
More testing sites are operating, but most require doctor’s orders and an appointment.
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