Paul Miller Reports The D.C. Financial Control Board has asked the federal government to take over many of the city's financially-crippled programs, including Medicare, Medicaid and prisons...or the District will have to cut much of that one billion dollar bill. Other cities pass many costs onto their state government, D.C. doesn't have that option.
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Paul Miller Reports The D.C. Financial Control Board

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Paul Miller Reports The D.C. Financial Control Board

Paul Miller Reports The D.C. Financial Control Board

Paul Miller Reports The D.C. Financial Control Board

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has asked the federal government to take over many of the city's financially-crippled programs, including Medicare, Medicaid and prisons...or the District will have to cut much of that one billion dollar bill. Other cities pass many costs onto their state government, D.C. doesn't have that option.