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Mayor Vince Gray Proposes Tax Hikes In Budget

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is proposing to raise income taxes on the city's highest earners. The mayor's budget plan offers a mix of spending cuts and tax hikes to balance the city's $322 million deficit.

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Redistricting Commission Unveils Map Suggestions

Next week lawmakers in Richmond will convene to redraw district boundaries in the Commonwealth. The governor's bipartisan commission is offering some recommendations to avoid gerrymandering.

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Governor's Amendment To Autism Bill Irks Advocates

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has proposed several amendments to a bill that would require insurance companies to cover autism-related treatments for young children.

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Power Breakfast: Congress Works To Preserve D.C.'s School Voucher Program

From Capitol News Connection: As Speaker of the House, Ohio Republican John Boehner has made the preservation of D.C.'s controversial school voucher program a top legislative priority. And he convinced a fellow Ohio Republican, Congressman Steven LaTourette, to get on board.

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Virginia Governor Proposes Amendments To Autism Bill

Autism advocates in Virginia have seen legislation mandating insurance coverage for autism-related treatments get all the way to the governor's desk this year. And now Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing some changes.

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Montgomery County Could Start Charging For Saturday Parking In Bethesda

Bethesda is one of the most popular spots in Maryland for shoppers and restaurant-goers on weekends. But those who head there may be paying more to do so if county executive Isiah Leggett's budget proposal is passed.

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