Apr 24, 2024 - News

Around the Beltway: Campaign cut short

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ğŸŽ¬ Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney is dropping his bid for the Democratic nomination for Virginia governor and will instead run for lieutenant governor, his campaign announced yesterday. Rep. Abigail Spanberger is seen as the frontrunner. (Axios)

💰 A fund to incentivize the pay of child care educators would be restored in the D.C. budget, council chair Phil Mendelson announced. Lawmakers and Mayor Muriel Bowser are locked in a clash with the city's chief financial officer over the budget crunch. (NBC4)

🏗️ There are new drawings for a redevelopment of the Adams Morgan SunTrust Bank plaza. Jubilee Housing took over the site to build an affordable housing building after a proposal from PN Hoffman got mired in a neighborhood dispute. (UrbanTurf)

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