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Tennessee roads plan mulls toll lanes, electric car fee hike

Dec. 03, 2022 10:17 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is considering allowing express toll lanes on highways and tripling a fee for electric car owners as he targets his first big push after winning reelection — paying for tens of billions of dollars in roadway projects. The Republican...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Dec. 01, 2022 15:21 PM EST

Valdosta Daily Times. November 29, 2022. Editorial: Not too late for flu shot It is not too late to get a flu shot. The stress on the health care system by a very active flu season, persistent COVID-19 and an increase in RSV patients is palpable but the...

Georgia hospital asks county to spend taxes on indigent care

Nov. 25, 2022 14:58 PM EST

MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Macon hospital authority wants its local government to start sharing local property tax collections to help pay for indigent care. The Macon-Bibb County Hospital Authority discussed its plans earlier this month, The Telegraph of Macon reports. The...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Nov. 23, 2022 07:11 AM EST

Minneapolis Star Tribune. November 16, 2022. Editorial: Where have all the candidates gone? Quality contenders are in short supply, and too many Minnesota elections are one-horse races. Increasingly, Minnesota voters are encountering ballots with...

Wisconsin GOP leaders to push for 'long term' tax cuts

Nov. 22, 2022 17:01 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republican legislative leaders said Tuesday they want to tap the state's projected record-high $6.6 billion budget surplus to make “transformational” and once-a-generation tax law changes, including eliminating a tax paid by businesses and lowering income taxes...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Nov. 17, 2022 15:23 PM EST

The Intelligencer. November 16, 2022. Editorial: Improving Health In West Virginia West Virginians have known for generations that our state has among the highest rates in the nation of heart disease and other health issues. New research suggests that cardiac arrest...

Apparel firm to invest $87M in Georgia facility, hiring 294

Nov. 15, 2022 15:35 PM EST

ELLABELL, Ga. (AP) — An apparel company is opening a factory and distribution center in coastal Georgia, investing $87 million with plans to hire 294 workers. Komar Brands, based in Jersey City, New Jersey, announced Monday that it would build the facility in Bryan County, just...

North Dakota GOP lawmakers elect House, Senate floor leaders

Nov. 15, 2022 15:02 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — New House and Senate leaders elected by Republican majorities in the North Dakota Legislature said Tuesday that tax relief and cautious spending are among the priorities when lawmakers reconvene in January. Sen. David Hogue, a Minot lawyer, and Rep. Mike...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Nov. 14, 2022 16:26 PM EST

Dubuque Telegraph-Herald. November 13, 2022. Editorial: America’s free and fair elections continue Another free and fair election is in the books. There were some races won on razor-thin margins and some by landslides. Others still remain too close to...

Liz Weston: Will adding an accessory dwelling unit pay off?

Nov. 14, 2022 09:01 AM EST

Accessory dwelling units are known by many names: in-law suites, guest houses, backyard cottages, or basement or garage conversions, among others. What all ADUs have in common is that they’re a separate living space typically added to a single-family residential lot, and they’re having a...