BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A panel of lawmakers on Tuesday approved the state’s largest-ever tax relief package, voting to send the $600 million tax measure to the full House.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would boost state school aid, provide sweeping property tax relief and deliver bonuses to health care workers over the next year if lawmakers pass a $216.3 billion budget outlined by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy was inaugurated for a second term Tuesday, taking the oath of office under strict COVID-19 testing, vaccination and masking requirements, and declaring that New Jersey's progressive policies could work nationwide.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana House Republicans are forging ahead with their push for broad business and individual tax cuts even with ongoing skepticism from other GOP leaders in the Statehouse.
The governor unveiled an ambitious program of investments in Nebraska's future, including major development and protection of natural resources along with workforce development while targeting substantial additional tax relief.
The cap could be overridden for two of three years as long as the annual increase over any three-year period is not more than 3%.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation to cut Idaho's income tax and provide one-time rebates was introduced Wednesday in the House Revenue and Taxation Committee.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Citing spiraling omicron variant case counts and hospitalizations and facing an expiration of his emergency powers, New Jersey's Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy again declared a public health emergency during his fourth state of the state address.
Tax relief, workforce development, corporate tax reduction and pro-life legislation are among Gov. Pete Ricketts' priorities for his final year leading the state.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts will unveil a state budget proposal Thursday much like the other frugal spending plans he has introduced over the years, but this time he'll have an extra $1 billion from the federal government to spend and plenty of people who want a cut.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Millions of New Yorkers should expect tax relief, thanks to the next state budget, but it’s far from clear how the state will use billions in rising tax revenues this year.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — With the state sitting on a pile of cash, Idaho Republican Gov. Brad Little and Democratic and Republican leaders in the House and Senate talked tax cuts on Friday, but also prudence.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and a key legislative leader pledged Thursday to cut taxes with the $412 million in excess re…
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and a key legislative leader pledged Thursday to cut taxes with the $412 million in excess revenue the state has collected over the last year.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are considering a bill that would redirect some sports betting taxes from a state agency to the city of Atlantic City for property tax relief.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers kicked off a new session Wednesday with contentious abortion and gun-rights measures and an expected focus on how to spend more than $1 billion in pandemic relief aid that has left the state flush with money.
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — An influx of out-of-state homebuyers and renters pushed up housing prices on the Hawaiian island of Kauai last year, officials said.
SEATTLE (AP) — The lead lawyer in the lawsuit that forced Washington state to revamp public school funding has filed a lawsuit on behalf of a small district, saying the state is failing students due to the poor condition of school buildings.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday night that will give tax relief to Atlantic City’s casinos — and possibly prevent the closure of as many as four of them.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill that would give tax relief to Atlantic City's casinos — and possibly prevent the closure of as many as four of them — was being considered Monday in the New Jersey Legislature.
One source estimated that casinos at the six existing horse tracks could generate $63 million annually in property tax relief. Another put it closer to $82 million.
The plan would require an infusion of state dollars, amounting to a 68% boost in state support for K-12 education.
Sen. Eliot Bostar of Lincoln said he believes the Legislature "has to address school funding to work toward solution of the problem. … Property taxes are too high, and for too long."