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Editorial Roundup: New York

Nov. 10, 2022 19:41 PM EST

New York Post. November 9, 2022. Editorial: Thank you, Lee Zeldin, for starting to build a viable NY Republican future Well done, Lee Zeldin. You brought issues that matter to the fore and Gov. Kathy Hochul will have to listen. Your coattails had huge national...

Idaho tax collections fall short, but budget surplus remains

Oct. 17, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho revenue from tax collections was $50 million below expectations for the first three months of the current fiscal year, but the state still has a $1.5 billion budget surplus, officials said Monday. The Legislative Services Office said September’s revenue...

Editorial Roundup: Louisiana

Oct. 06, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

The Advocate. September 30, 2022. Editorial: No state income tax? Beware of legislators’ posturing on tax cuts in election year With vast experience in state government, including as lieutenant governor, Jay Dardenne’s résumé is long. But one former capacity is...

EXPLAINER: Tax cut trend reaches two-thirds of states

Oct. 05, 2022 13:40 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — States brimming with cash are cutting taxes at a rapid pace. With the enactment Wednesday of an income tax cut in Missouri, about two-thirds of U.S. states have adopted some sort of tax relief in 2022. For taxpayers, the trend means...

Elevator safety mandate named for Ohio boy among new NC laws

Sep. 30, 2022 10:02 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — New safety mandates for elevators inside North Carolina beach and vacation cottages take effect on Saturday along with all or portions of another dozen or so enacted state laws. Other laws approved this year and starting in October address sexual assault kits,...

Funds to aid Jackson's water system held up as governor rose

Sep. 27, 2022 15:00 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Years before people in Jackson were recently left without running water for several days, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves claimed to have helped block money to fund water system repairs in the capital city. Reeves, a Republican, blames Jackson's water crisis on...

Spain cuts natural gas sales tax to help people with costs

Sep. 20, 2022 08:58 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spain will temporarily slash sales tax on natural gas from 21% to 5% to help consumers face rising energy costs this winter as Russia has cut back gas exports to Europe amid the war in Ukraine. Terera Ribera, Spain’s minister charged with energy policy, said Tuesday...

Idaho tax collections dip below expectations for August

Sep. 14, 2022 17:05 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s individual income taxes, sales taxes and corporate income taxes all fell slightly below monthly projections for August, the state budget office reported Tuesday. The $38.5 million dip below expectations is still a tiny fraction of the state’s $6...

Idaho governor signs massive tax cut, education bill

Sep. 01, 2022 21:15 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little late Thursday signed a massive tax cut and education spending bill made possible by the state’s projected $2 billion budget surplus. The Republican governor signed the bill after it made a speedy trip through the Legislature in a...

Idaho tax, education bill has support, but cracks possible

Aug. 31, 2022 12:22 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers are scheduled to meet Thursday at the Statehouse to consider using the state’s projected $2 billion budget surplus for a $500 million income tax rebate. Legislators will also consider spending money - a $410 million annual boost for K-12...