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Indiana GOP lawmakers settle on $200 for tax rebate payments

Aug. 04, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — All Indiana taxpayers would be eligible for $200 rebate payments from the state’s surging budget surplus under an apparent deal reached Thursday among Republican legislators. Those payments will be less than the $225 refunds that were originally proposed by...

Illinois gets inflation-relief tax break on school supplies

Aug. 04, 2022 14:48 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Inflation means stocking up on pencils, notebooks, crayons and clothes for your kids’ return to school is more expensive this year, so Illinois state leaders on Thursday offered a 10-day sales tax reduction on classroom needs. Beginning Friday, the state...

Indiana Republicans still split on tax rebate proposal

Aug. 03, 2022 16:24 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republican lawmakers remained far from agreement Wednesday on whether to go along with the governor’s proposal to give each taxpayer a $225 rebate from the state’s surging budget surplus. The Republican-dominated House and Senate have advanced vastly...

Indiana Senate approves funding for children, pregnant women

Jul. 29, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana senators on Friday approved a measure to direct funding toward programs that help pregnant women, children and people who adopt during a divided special session where lawmakers have been wrangling over a proposal to ban nearly all abortions in the state. ...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Jul. 29, 2022 07:11 AM EDT

Hearst Connecticut Media. July 24, 2022. Editorial: State child tax credit needlessly complicated It’s safe to assume that the Connecticut child tax credit, like the federal version it’s modeled after, was passed with the best of intentions. There are undoubtedly...

Senate deal should make it easier to buy electric vehicles

Jul. 29, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The surprise deal by Senate Democrats on a slimmed-down bill to support families, boost infrastructure and fight climate change also is likely to jump-start sales of electric vehicles. The measure agreed to by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and holdout Sen. Joe...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Jul. 28, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

Bluefield Daily Telegraph. July 23, 2022. Editorial: Black lung benefits: Lawmakers reintroduce important measure Area lawmakers, including U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, D-Va., and U.S. Senator Mark Warner, D-Va., have reintroduced the...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

Jul. 27, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

Dothan Eagle. July 25, 2022. Editorial: Let us eat cake As the story goes, peasants were starving during the French Revolution; when informed of this, the queen, Marie Antoinette, is said to have flippantly remarked, “Let them eat cake!” One school of thought...

Indiana GOP senators not keen on governor's tax rebate plan

Jul. 21, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A proposal from Indiana’s governor to give each taxpayer a $225 rebate from the state’s surging budget surplus would be scuttled if legislators were to adopt a much more modest plan from by state Senate Republicans. The refund payments Gov. Eric Holcomb...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Jul. 21, 2022 07:14 AM EDT

Bluefield Daily Telegraph. July 16, 2022. Editorial: Tax bill: W.Va. voters will decide amendment You may have heard that lawmakers in West Virginia are looking at eliminating the state’s personal property tax on vehicles, boats and trailers — a move that would...