March 2, 2018
House and Senate leaders are deadlocked over the budget, a debate that expected to unfold over the next few weeks as budget conferees hash out the details.
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Budget showdowns are rare in Virginia, but not unprecedented. Back in 2004, Gov. Mark Warner clashed with Republicans over a sales tax increase. Then in 2014, Gov. Terry McAuliffe engaged in brinkmanship over expanding Medicaid. Now lawmakers are poised to end the session once again without passing a budget.