Legislators hope a time out will get Virginia its budget

Virginia's General Assembly didn't finish its main job when legislators decided to adjourn a bitter, partisan session Saturday — but legislators hope taking some time off from each other's company will clear the way for eventual agreement on what the state should spend where next year.

The General Assembly's decision to adjourn Saturday, without completing a budget, marks the fifth time in seven years it has missed its deadline. It is the third time it has had to come back in a special session to do the job. It plans to do that later this month.

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