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State Net Capitol Journal – March 9, 2015; Louisiana Governor Proposes Tax-Credit Changes
Posted on 9 Mar 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes LA GOV PROPOSES TAX-CREDIT CHANGES: Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's (R) administration proposed a 2016 budget last month that included deep cuts that would close community health clinics and historic sites, as well as force more... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – August 19, 2013; State Budgets Better...For Now
Posted on 19 Aug 2013 by State Net

Budget & Taxes STATE BUDGETS BETTER...FOR NOW: This year was a good one for most state budgets, with revenues up by over 5 percent, far better than most observers predicted. That's the good news. The less good news is that, according to a report... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – November 16, 2015; Movement on Pennsylvania Budget Impasse
Posted on 16 Nov 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes Movement on PA Budget Impasse A deadlock between Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) and lawmakers has left the state budget-less four months into the current fiscal year. But the governor’s office and legislative leaders said... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – July 6, 2015; Puerto Rican Debt Threat to U.S. Cities, States
Posted on 7 Jul 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes Puerto Rican Debt Threat to U.S. Cities, States In an interview with The New York Times last month, Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García Padilla said the U.S. commonwealth wasn’t able to pay its roughly $72 billion in... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – March 17, 2014; Colorado Recreational Pot Sales Trail Estimates
Posted on 17 Mar 2014 by State Net

Budget & Taxes CO RECREATIONAL POT SALES TRAIL ESTIMATES: In January, Colorado's first month of legalized recreational marijuana sales, the state took in slightly over $2 million in associated taxes, according to a press release last week from... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – November 23, 2015; Trouble with Tax Cut ‘Triggers”
Posted on 23 Nov 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes Trouble With Tax Cut ‘Triggers” In January, nearly every Oklahoma taxpayer earning more than $9,000 a year will receive a break on their state income taxes, thanks to a tax cut “trigger” the state instituted... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – May 6, 2013
Posted on 6 May 2013 by State Net

Budget & Taxes AK GAMBLES ON OIL TAX CUT: A domestic energy production boom has put the United States on track to become the world's biggest oil producer by the end of the decade. But Alaska, once the nation's oil king, is getting left... Read More

Obama vs. Romney: What It Means for the Estate Tax - Will It be Eliminated or Renewed?
Posted on 20 Aug 2012 by Patricia Tyler

The December 31, 2012 sunset date for the estate tax, as provided by the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010, is once again quickly approaching, and in typical fashion there is a divide over what the fate of... Read More

Obama vs. Romney: What It Means for the Estate Tax - Will It be Eliminated or Renewed?
Posted on 20 Aug 2012 by Patricia Tyler

The December 31, 2012 sunset date for the estate tax, as provided by the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010, is once again quickly approaching, and in typical fashion there is a divide over what the fate of... Read More