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House Democrats’ bill freezes most agency budgets

WASHINGTON — Democrats controlling the House are promising to freeze the budgets of most Cabinet departments while wrapping Congress’ unfinished annual spending bills into a single catchall measure. The 423-page measure, released in the wee hours Wednesday, would cap the ...

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US recovers record $3 billion in civil fraud cases

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has collected a record $3 billion in the last year in pursuing cases of health care fraud and other false claims against the government. Assistant Attorney General Tony West says health care fraud, an enforcement ...

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Nathanson: Looming issues demand regional focus

While the recent mid-term election provided a dramatic shift in the political dynamics of the nation’s capital, subtler shifts of power rippled across the Baltimore region. Baltimore County Executive-elect Kevin Kamenetz, a veteran of 16 years on the County Council, ...

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Maryland deficit about $1.6 billion

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland budget analysts say the state’s deficit is about $1.6 billion. Members of the state’s nonpartisan Department of Legislative Services gave lawmakers a briefing on the state’s budget situation on Wednesday in Annapolis. The projections reflect a loss ...

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