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Are You Ready for Taxmageddon?

A combination of spending cuts and tax increases could bring the economy to its knees at the end of 2012. By our count, the economy must deal with nine significant fiscal events that will be automatically triggered by current law if Congress and the president take no action. Together these events create...

State Net Capitol Journal – July 16, 2012

Budget & Taxes POLITICAL DIVIDE ON ECONOMIC RECOVERY: States finally emerging from the long economic downturn are now faced with the dilemma of deciding the best way to facilitate their recovery. Two states in particular are taking approaches that couldn't be more different. Maryland...

State Net Capitol Journal – July 16, 2012

Budget & Taxes POLITICAL DIVIDE ON ECONOMIC RECOVERY: States finally emerging from the long economic downturn are now faced with the dilemma of deciding the best way to facilitate their recovery. Two states in particular are taking approaches that couldn't be more different. Maryland...

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

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, the nation lost nearly a year's worth of...

State Net Capitol Journal – February 9, 2015; Minnesota Top-Tier Tax Hike Doesn't Spur Exodus

Budget & Taxes MN TOP-TIER TAX HIKE DOESN'T SPUR EXODUS: In 2013, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) and the DFL-controlled Legislature added a new income tax bracket for the state's highest earners, individuals who make $150,000 or more per year and couples who make $250,000 or more. During...

State Net Capitol Journal – April 4, 2016; Changing Economics of Recycling Could Soon Impact States

Budget & Taxes Changing Economics of Recycling Could Soon Impact States For years recycling programs have allowed cities, counties and states to improve the environment while saving money on landfill fees and even making money from the sale of recycled materials to processors. But that was...