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Harris touts child care funding and payments to families

Jun. 11, 2021 15:24 PM EDT

Vice President Kamala Harris highlighted the Biden administration's efforts to expand child care and relieve the financial pressures of parenthood during a visit to a child care center on Friday. Harris is discussing new guidance on $15 billion in grants to support child...

Hydrogen fuel company sets $84M plant for southeast Georgia

Jun. 10, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A company that produces hydrogen to fuel vehicles and electric generators says it will invest $84 million to build a hydrogen refinery in southeast Georgia, hiring 24 people. Plug Power, based in Latham, New York, said the Kingsland plant is one of a...

Louisiana session enters final stretch, with taxes unsettled

Jun. 09, 2021 19:28 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers head into the final day of the legislative session Thursday still negotiating over roadwork spending and other financial issues, while preparing to give final passage to a package of tax changes that will face voters on the fall ballot. ...

Tempur Sealy plans Crawfordsville plant with 300 workers

Jun. 08, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Bedding manufacturer Tempur Sealy International Inc. said Tuesday it will build a foam-pouring plant in western Indiana that will employ about 300 workers by the end of 2025. Construction of the Crawfordsville plant is expected to begin in...

Lawsuit challenges key part of new Kentucky education law

Jun. 07, 2021 21:33 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's new law allowing scholarship tax credits to support private school tuition drew a court challenge Monday from an education group, which argues that the program is unconstitutional and undermines support for public schools. The legal...

Governor's office: Animation studio expanding in Louisiana

Jun. 03, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans-area animation studio will add six permanent jobs in a planned expansion, Gov. John Bel Edwards' office said Thursday. Swaybox Studios in Jefferson Parish will add six new permanent jobs with an average annual salary of $62,800 plus...

Ritter says proposed taxes on wealthy unlikely in final deal

Jun. 02, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Despite a strong push from progressive Democrats and their allies, it appears unlikely some proposed tax increases on the wealthy will appear in any final budget deal with Gov. Ned Lamont, House Speaker Matt Ritter said Wednesday. Lamont, a...

Negotiations revive education debates in Nevada statehouse

May. 31, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A mining tax proposal introduced in the Nevada statehouse has revived longstanding debates about charter schools and tax credits that help pay for private school tuition. With less than a day remaining before the Legislature adjourns, Democrats...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

May. 31, 2021 09:24 AM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. May 30, 2021. Editorial: Honor our fallen but also remember those who mourn them still, or still feel the guilt Memorial Day -- that hallowed day when we remember and honor the men and increasingly women who gave their lives in...

Biden budget highlights: Lots of spending, taxing the rich

May. 29, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's $6 trillion budget proposal offers major new initiatives like child and elder care subsidies, generous tax credits for families and the working poor, and free community college. It also promises politically freighted tax increases on the wealthy and...