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State Net Capitol Journal – Chicago Mayor to Propose Major Property Tax Hike
Posted on 16 Sep 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes Chicago Mayor to Propose Major Property Tax Hike To help cover the cost of a big pension payment for police and firefighters next year and help shrink his city’s annual budget hole, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will reportedly... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – February 22, 2016; Oil Price Collapse Pressures State Budgets
Posted on 22 Feb 2016 by State Net

Budget & Taxes Oil Price Collapse Pressures State Budgets The collapse of oil prices is taking a toll on energy-producing states. As job losses mount in the nation’s oil patch, depressed oil and commodity prices are having a ripple effect... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – September 9, 2013; States Slow To Recover From Recession
Posted on 9 Sep 2013 by State Net

Budget & Taxes STATES SLOW TO RECOVER FROM RECESSION: The worst economic downturn since the Great Depression has forced changes on state governments that could last for decades. According to a July estimate by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – November 3, 2014; Massachusetts Casino Study At Odds With Experience Of Other States
Posted on 3 Nov 2014 by State Net

MA CASINO STUDY AT ODDS WITH EXPERIENCE OF OTHER STATES: Supporters of a November ballot measure in Massachusetts (Question 3) aimed at repealing the 2011 law authorizing as many as three resort casinos and a slots parlor in the state issued a press release... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – October 19, 2015; Denver to Consider Local Tax for Higher Ed
Posted on 19 Oct 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes Denver to Consider Local Tax for Higher Ed A measure bound for Denver, Colorado’s Nov. 3 ballot would raise the city’s sales tax to help local college students cover the rising cost of their tuition. Supporters of... Read More