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Names Of Maryland Tax Scofflaws Published

Since 2000, the Maryland Comptroller's Office has published a list of the top 25 business and individual state tax scofflaws, hoping shame and embarrassment will make them pay up.

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Connolly Bill Would Give Mortgage Help To More Military Families

A local congress member is trying to fix a loophole that has left many military families backed into a financial corner.

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Alexandria Public Employees Protest Lower Paychecks

Dozens of public employees are planning to be on hand Monday afternoon for a budget hearing at Alexandria City Hall in Virginia, where members of the city council will be considering a proposal that would increase employee contributions for health care and retirement.

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D.C. Water Holds Town Hall Meetings

D.C.'s water authority is holding a series of town hall meetings, starting Tuesday, on water service in the city and a proposal to raise rates.

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Protesters Want Legal Action Against Big Bank Leaders

In Northwest D.C., protesters seeking criminal prosecutions for leaders of the biggest banks have gathered oustide a meeting of the country's attorneys general.

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Students Speak Out Against UDC President

University of the District of Columbia President Allen Sessoms is defending himself against allegations of wasting thousands of taxpayers dollars.

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D.C. Budget Forecast Gets Brighter

D.C.'s chief financial officer says "new" revenue estimates show the city pulled in about $100 million more this year than it had anticipated.

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Local Businesses Prepare For Possible Goverment Shutdown

Congress has approved a stop-gap measure to avert a federal government shutdown for the next two weeks. But after that its anyone's guess, so businesses in the District say they're preparing for the worst.