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Virginia Politics Insider: Budgets split on arena, Metro

Posted on AllSides February 19th, 2024
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Michael Martz reports that the versions of the state budget that the Virginia Senate and House of Delegates money committees released on Sunday evening include stark differences on Gov. Glenn Youngkin's proposed $2 billion arena project in Alexandria and on funding for the Washington area's Metro subway system. The House Appropriations Committee's plan includes a framework for the proposed arena development that would bring the NBA's Washington Wizards and the NHL's Washington Capitals to Alexandria. It also includes $149.5 million over two years to help plug a $750 million operating...

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