Lawmakers are beginning yet another day of work on plans to raise the debt ceiling and cut the federal deficit. As the country approaches a possible default, local and state leaders in the D.C. area are watching very closely. Maryland State Treasurer Nancy Kopp talked to WAMU's Matt McCleskey about what these negotiations could mean for Maryland.
In Maryland, the state Highway Administration will begin upgrading roads connected to the massive expansion of the Bethesda Naval Hospital because of BRAC, even though it doesn't have the money to pay for the projects yet.
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