Budget War

The regions governments are expected to announce budget surpluses. Maryland has just announced that its surplus runs at about $1 billion. Virginia is expected to have a surplus of nearly a half billion. The District tops them all with a $1.2 billion surplus.

The cross river rivals were not immune to any politicking, with both states accusing the other of jimmying taxes to get the necessary results, while touting strong growth in their own economies (and policies) for accomplishing their goals. The District

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