On The Money — Congress races to keep the lights on

On The Money — Congress races to keep the lights on

Happy Thursday and welcome to On The Money, your nightly guide to everything affecting your bills, bank account and bottom line. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup.Today’s Big Deal: The House has passed a short-term funding deal in the face of a conservative shutdown threat. We’ll also look at the latest jobless claims data and Democratic concern over … Read more

Following the money in Rappahannock races | Government

Following the money in Rappahannock races | Government

Following the money in Rappahannock racesMore than $40,000 raised by Board of Supervisors, School Board candidatesHere is a look at how much money each candidate seeking office in Rappahannock County spent and raised — and where it all came from, according to a review of dozens of financial reports from the Virginia Department of Elections.  … Read more

Virginia and New Jersey governor races: Republicans lead in tight contests

Virginia and New Jersey governor races: Republicans lead in tight contests

Virginia Democrat Terry McAuliffe, who trails Republican Glenn Youngkin, faced significant headwinds at a time when President Joe Biden’s approval ratings have been sliding and progressive and moderate Democrats have struggled over the size and scope of their agenda in Washington.As the night wore on Tuesday, it was clear that Youngkin — a skillful candidate … Read more

Colorado Springs school board races draw dark money | News

Colorado Springs school board races draw dark money | News

As school board races across the state have drawn more than $1 million in spending from independent committees, El Paso County has seen tens of thousands of dollars flow into local races.The most notable spending has come from Springs Opportunity Fund, a group with Republican ties, that state reports show has spent $57,770 of the … Read more

How much money is flowing into school board races in Colorado

How much money is flowing into school board races in Colorado

The heightened attention on local school board contests means more spending by candidates and more money from outside special interests.By the numbers: In 20 competitive districts across the state, candidates and committees are expected to spend at least $3.4 million, based on the latest reports.For candidates, the $1.9 million in contributions is 55% more than … Read more