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Hochul budget would boost school aid, offer tax relief

Jan. 18, 2022 21:41 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would boost state school aid, provide sweeping property tax relief and deliver bonuses to health care workers over the next year if lawmakers pass a $216.3 billion budget outlined by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday. Top legislative leaders are expected to...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Jan. 18, 2022 17:42 PM EST

Omaha World-Herald. Jan. 16, 2022. Editorial: Supporting Nebraska tourism is good for everyone The Nebraska Legislature and Gov. Pete Ricketts have lots of ideas for spending money in a state that is flush with cash. Thanks in part to more than $1...

Record Idaho tax cut clears panel, heads to House for vote

Jan. 18, 2022 17:40 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A panel of lawmakers on Tuesday approved the state’s largest-ever tax relief package, voting to send the $600 million tax measure to the full House. “Every Idahoan benefits from this bill,” said Republican Rep. Mike Moyle. “I want to emphasize that.” ...

Murphy sworn in for 2nd term as New Jersey governor

Jan. 18, 2022 13:28 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy was inaugurated for a second term Tuesday, taking the oath of office under strict COVID-19 testing, vaccination and masking requirements, and declaring that New Jersey's progressive policies could work nationwide. Murphy...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Jan. 18, 2022 13:19 PM EST

Arlington Heights Daily Herald. January 18, 2022. Editorial: State should boost fund to municipalities and help control property taxes Costs are rising for all of us. Inflation has increased the price of everything from gas and groceries to new and used...

Groups challenge initiative to limit property tax changes

Jan. 13, 2022 19:44 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Public employees and a farming organization are among those who filed a complaint arguing the attorney general and the secretary of state did not follow a new law in approving signature-gathering for a proposed constitutional initiative that would limit changes in residential...

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...

Bill to cut income tax introduced in Idaho House committee

Jan. 12, 2022 14:36 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation to cut Idaho's income tax and provide one-time rebates was introduced Wednesday in the House Revenue and Taxation Committee. Gov. Brad Little outlined the proposal in his State of the State address earlier this week, and the House committee moved...

Murphy balances omicron spread with moving ahead in 2nd term

Jan. 11, 2022 19:39 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Citing spiraling omicron variant case counts and hospitalizations and facing an expiration of his emergency powers, New Jersey's Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy again declared a public health emergency during his fourth state of the state address. Speaking...

Rising value of vehicles may lead to property tax increase

Jan. 11, 2022 13:44 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The rising value of used vehicles during the pandemic may lead to a hefty increase in property taxes on them, Kentucky officials said. “Overall, the 2022 valuation increases for vehicles compared to vehicles the same time last year is up approximately 40...