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Federal efforts to help states shore up their budgets in the tough economy end on June 30, leaving states to close spending gaps on their own. Many programs face deep cuts to accommodate mandatory Medicaid spending.
Banks were previously able to collect $15 billion a year from swipe fees. Now, the Federal Reserve is capping that, but it doesn't necessarily mean the end of debit cards.
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