Latest State taxes News

The Latest: Colorado River improves, but voluntary cuts loom

Aug. 15, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the outlook for the Colorado River (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Conditions on the over-taxed Colorado River have improved dramatically over the past year, but not enough to stave off voluntary cutbacks for some water users in the Southwestern U.S. and Mexico. A federal...

Oil unease: Alaska faces tough budget decisions

Aug. 9, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Daniel Bowen came to Alaska in 2011, looking for adventure and opportunity. He and his wife eventually settled on the Kenai Peninsula south of Anchorage, a salmon fishing haven calling itself "Alaska's Playground." But the Bowens, both teachers, recently returned to their native...

Critics protest move of Confederate statue to Florida county

Aug. 9, 2019 8:16 AM EDT

TAVARES, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of the relocation of a Confederate statue to a Florida county with a fraught racial past are protesting the decision to house the monument at a tax-supported historical museum at a time when cities around the U.S. have been removing Confederate monuments. Protesters on...

Governor candidates reset for Mississippi GOP primary runoff

Aug. 7, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi second-term Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves fell short of the majority needed to win the Republican nomination for governor. Now facing a party primary runoff, Reeves says he will tell voters that he's the only conservative in the race. His rival in the Aug. 27 runoff is Bill Waller...

Hood wins Dem nod in Mississippi gov race; GOP runoff ahead

Aug. 7, 2019 2:13 AM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Fourth-term Attorney General Jim Hood defeated seven lesser-known candidates Tuesday to grab the Democratic nomination for Mississippi governor. In the Republican gubernatorial primary, second-term Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is heading to a runoff in three weeks with former state Supreme...

Trump campaign, Republican Party sue over California law requiring candidates to release tax returns to run in primary

Aug. 6, 2019 1:05 PM EDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Trump campaign, Republican Party sue over California law requiring candidates to release tax returns to run in primary.

E-cigarette giant Juul's campaign donations favor Democrats

Aug. 2, 2019 4:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul Labs gave nearly $100,000 to members of Congress during the first half of 2019 as the company faced the bulk of the blame for a surge of underage vaping and calls for tighter government regulation of the industry. The donations from Juul's political action committee...

E-cigarette giant Juul's campaign donations favor Democrats

Aug. 1, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul Labs gave nearly $100,000 to members of Congress during the first half of 2019 as the company faced the bulk of the blame for a surge of underage vaping and calls for tighter government regulation of the industry. The donations from Juul's political action committee...

Illinois extends tax credits to producers working in state

Aug. 1, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed legislation extending tax credits for film production through 2026, a move he says will attract more industry jobs to the state. The incentives, which give companies 30% tax credits on production costs and on salaries up to $100,000, were set to expire...

Report: WV governor's companies owe $2M Virginia tax debt

Aug. 1, 2019 2:52 PM EDT

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's companies owe almost $2 million in delinquent taxes in Virginia, according to records obtained by WDBJ-TV . The Roanoke-based station reported Wednesday that companies owned by the Republican governor owe $1.9 million in taxes to several counties in...