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State Net Capitol Journal – September 21, 2015; Legislators Press for Federal Firefighting Funding Change
Posted on 21 Sep 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes Legislators Press for Federal Firefighting Funding Change Last month the National Conference of State Legislatures unanimously passed a resolution authorizing the organization to lobby Congress to provide funding for catastrophic... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – April 20, 2015; States Getting Worse At Revenue Forecasting
Posted on 20 Apr 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes States Getting Worse At Revenue Forecasting States have gotten worse at forecasting revenues over the past three decades, according to a new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts and the Rockefeller Institute of Government at... Read More

U.K. Road to Competitiveness Is Paved With Tax Increases
Posted on 26 Apr 2012 by Martin A. Sullivan

It has been the stated policy of the United Kingdom's Conservative-led coalition government "to create the most competitive corporate tax regime in the G20." Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne reiterated this policy -- expanded to... Read More

Will Developed Countries Learn to Tax?
Posted on 6 Mar 2012 by Allison Christians

In 1963, Nicholas Kaldor published a paper in Foreign Affairs about the ongoing fiscal problems of poor countries, entitled " Will Underdeveloped Countries Learn to Tax? " It turns out Kaldor should have aimed this advice at his own country... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Proposes $2 Billion In Tax Relief
Posted on 16 Jan 2014 by State Net

Budget & Taxes NY GOV CUOMO PROPOSES $2B IN TAX RELIEF: Last week, ahead of his State of the State address, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced a $2 billion tax relief proposal that sent the clear message New York's status as a high-tax state will... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – August 18, 2014; Federal High-Speed Rail Investment Generating Lackluster Returns
Posted on 18 Aug 2014 by State Net

Budget & Taxes FEDERAL HIGH-SPEED RAIL INVESTMENT GENERATING LACKLUSTER RETURNS: In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama spoke of a future in which sleek bullet trains whisk passengers all about the country at speeds of over... Read More