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State Net Capitol Journal – June 15, 2015; California Considering Prop 13 Reform
Posted on 15 Jun 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes CA Considering Prop 13 Reform A bill introduced last week in California would overhaul Proposition 13 -- the landmark property tax limit initiative approved by the state’s voters in 1978 -- to allow regular reassessments... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – November 4, 2013; Budget & Taxes: Medicaid Outpaces Private Insurance In ACA's Opening Weeks
Posted on 4 Nov 2013 by State Net

Budget & Taxes MEDICAID OUTPACES PRIVATE INSURANCE IN ACA'S OPENING WEEKS: In May the Congressional Budget Office projected that as a result of the Affordable Care Act, nine million more Americans would enroll in Medicaid in 2014 and seven... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – September 7, 2015; Feds Say New Jersey Must Repay $32M in Medicaid Claims
Posted on 8 Sep 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes Feds Say NJ Must Repay $32M in Medicaid Claims The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said last month that New Jersey owes the federal government $32.2 million for improper Medicaid reimbursement claims filed for home... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – January 19, 2015; Supreme Court To Decide Fate Of Colorado Taxpayer's Bill of Rights
Posted on 20 Jan 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE FATE OF CO TABOR: Colorado's Taxpayer's Bill of Rights — requiring lawmakers to obtain voter approval to raise taxes and to issue refunds to taxpayers when revenues grow faster than inflation... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – May 19, 2014; States Souring On Property Taxes
Posted on 19 May 2014 by State Net

Budget & Taxes STATES SOURING ON PROPERTY TAXES: Not for the first time, Pennsylvania Sen. David Argall (R) is backing a bill that would replace property taxes levied by school districts with higher state income and sales taxes. But this year,... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – March 10, 2014; 2013 (Sort Of) 'Year Of Tax Reform'
Posted on 10 Mar 2014 by State Net

Budget & Taxes 2013 (SORT OF) 'YEAR OF TAX REFORM': Early last year many predicted 2013 would be "the year of tax reform" in the states, due to the unusually high number of tax measures that had been proposed, a number of which... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – September 29, 2014; States Taxing Tourists
Posted on 29 Sep 2014 by State Net

Budget & Taxes STATES TAXING TOURISTS: State and local governments across the country are increasingly looking at charging seasonal residents higher property taxes than year-round residents for the privilege of enjoying their locales' scenic... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – November 9, 2015; Alaska Governor Proposes Permanent Fund Restructuring
Posted on 9 Nov 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes AK Gov Proposes Permanent Fund Restructuring With a sharp drop in oil prices and declining production having blown a $3-billion hole in his state’s budget, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) has proposed a plan to convert the state’s... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – August 17, 2015; States Back Tax Breaks for Military Vets
Posted on 17 Aug 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes States Back Tax Breaks for Military Vets Despite facing a budget shortfall this year, Maryland doubled its income tax exemption for military retirement pay to $10,000. And a budget hole forced Connecticut to raise taxes on its... Read More