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Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Jan. 19, 2022 12:02 PM EST

Tupelo Daily Journal. January 12, 2022. Editorial: Investments in tech prep education continue to impress Lee County School District last month showed off its new $8 million Career and Technical Education Center, a state-of-the-art facility that houses several tracts...

Indiana House Republicans pushing ahead on tax cut plan

Jan. 13, 2022 16:09 PM EST

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 Republican-dominated House is expected to vote next week on endorsing the proposal...

Mississippi House takes 1st step to approve tax cut plan

Jan. 12, 2022 17:50 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi would phase out its income tax, reduce the sales tax on groceries and set a higher sales tax rate on many other items, under a bill that advanced Wednesday through the state House. House Bill 531 passed 96-12, with bipartisan support. It is...

Mississippi House panel OKs bill to phase out income tax

Jan. 11, 2022 18:27 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi House is working on a proposal to phase out the state income tax, reduce the sales tax on groceries and increase the sales tax on many other items. The House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday passed the first version of the proposal, House...

Poland announces tax cuts meant to ease soaring inflation

Jan. 11, 2022 13:09 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Tuesday announced a second round of sales tax cuts as part of the right-wing government’s efforts to fight inflation after it reached a 21-year high last month. Morawiecki blamed surging consumer prices on high...

Mississippi tax revenue jumps during 1st half of budget year

Jan. 10, 2022 16:04 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi government collected more money during the first half of this budget year than it did during the same period a year earlier. With the robust collections, legislative leaders and Republican Gov. Tate Reeves say they want to approve some sort of tax...

Idaho governor, lawmakers eye tax cuts with budget surplus

Jan. 07, 2022 15:47 PM EST

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. Little and lawmakers spoke at the Idaho Press Club’s 2022 Legislative...

Indiana income tax cut proposed amid some GOP skepticism

Jan. 05, 2022 17:36 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana House Republicans are proposing broad business and individual tax cuts even as the state’s Republican governor and state Senate have been cautious about taking major action this year. The House proposal released late Tuesday would cut Indiana’s...

Teachers' union sues to withdraw measures from Nevada ballot

Dec. 30, 2021 18:40 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Political action committees backed by Nevada's largest teachers' union are suing the secretary of state to remove two of their own tax measures from the 2022 ballot. “The Secretary of State has no discretion under law to refuse to permit Petitioners to...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Dec. 29, 2021 07:11 AM EST

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. December 28, 2021. Editorial: Responding to the wave There’s a lot still being learned about the omicron variant of COVID, but it’s clear it is playing a significant role in the current rise in cases. Revised estimates...