Apr 18, 2024 - News

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🏛️ State lawmakers and Gov. Youngkin reached an agreement yesterday to reconvene May 13 to start a new budget. (AP)

  • The compromise could help avoid a possible government shutdown, which can happen if a deal isn't struck by July 1.

💸 City officials set aside $3 million in their proposed budget — the largest administrative expense in it — to demolish the Richmond Coliseum amid its stalled City Center redevelopment plan. (BizSense)

📉 Amazon HQ2 in NoVa was supposed to add more than 2,500 jobs last year as part of the deal that gave it $750 million in taxpayer subsidies. Instead, it shed more than 600. (Washington Post)

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