DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware Gov. Jack Markell says he is heading to Washington this week to discuss the impact the fiscal cliff could have on the state.
Markell says he will be at the White House on Tuesday morning for a meeting with the president and members of the Executive Committee of the National Governors Association. The governor says the meeting will cover the possible impact on states and potential solutions.
The fiscal cliff is the name being used to describe the combination of expiring tax cuts and looming spending cuts for defense and domestic programs. Lawmakers say the measures aimed at cutting the federal deficit would sharply raise taxes for many as well as costing jobs.
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WASHINGTON (AP)— New government figures underscore the staggering long-term consequences of military sexual assaults: More than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illness linked toMore
New government figures underscore the staggering long-term consequences of military sexual assaults: More than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illness linked to the abuse, and 4,000 sought disability benefits.More
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SALISBURY, Md.- Salisbury police are looking for two suspects after a man was shot and injured during a Sunday night armed robbery. At around 9:42 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of WinterbourneMore
Salisbury police are looking for two suspects after a man was shot and injured during a Sunday night armed robbery.More
A group of homeless people living in the woods in Wicomico County have been forced to pack up their camp and leave. Police said the group was living in the woods in Fruitland near the Wal-Mart shopping center. WBOC's Bill Mich reports.More