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Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Jul. 17, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers: Altoona Mirror on allegations of sexual abuse by members of the clergy July 11 Trust that Roman Catholic Church officials will do the right thing about allegations of sexual misconduct by members of the clergy is in question in...

The Latest: Lawmakers send belated state budget to governor

Jul. 17, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio's state budget (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Ohio would cut personal income taxes by 4%, raise the age for buying tobacco to 21 and direct $550 million for educational wraparound services such as mental health counseling under the two-year state budget that lawmakers...

3 states sue Trump administration over tax workaround

Jul. 17, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

Connecticut, New Jersey and New York sued the Trump administration Wednesday over an IRS rule that weakens the states' attempts to work around a cap on state and local tax deductions. Attorneys general for the three states filed the lawsuit against the Treasury and IRS in federal court in New York. The suit...

Lawmakers slash personal income taxes in state budget deal

Jul. 16, 2019 8:23 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio would cut personal income taxes by 4%, keep a debated business tax break and change how pharmacy benefits are administered for Medicaid users to boost transparency and control those costs under a proposed two-year state budget passed Tuesday by a conference committee. The...

Top French minister resigns over alleged lavish lifestyle

Jul. 16, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The No. 2 official in the French government resigned Tuesday following media reports that he has been living a lavish lifestyle at taxpayer expense, including hosting lobster and Champagne soirees and ordering up exorbitant renovations of his ministerial apartment. With the French yellow vest...

The Latest: 4% tax cut, pharmacy compensation in Ohio budget

Jul. 16, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the crafting of Ohio's next two-year state budget (all times local): 8 p.m. The latest version of Ohio's proposed two-year state budget would cut personal income taxes by 4%, keep a debated business tax break and change how pharmacy benefits are administered for Medicaid...

2 sentenced in slaying of woman carrying $3,000 tax refund

Jul. 16, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

WILKINSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two people have been sentenced to decades in prison after pleading guilty in the slaying of a young mother near Pittsburgh that authorities said was part of a scheme to rob her of her tax refund. Dane Taylor was sentenced to 30 to 60 years and Laya Whitley to 20 to 50 years after...

Records show former US Rep. Scott Taylor late on taxes again

Jul. 13, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Records show former Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor has accumulated overdue property tax bills in Virginia for at least the second time. The Virginian-Pilot reports Taylor owes the city of Norfolk $1,097 on two properties he owns. A law firm that handled recent closings on the...

Taxpayers helped fund 'Tonight Show' broadcast in Minnesota

Jul. 11, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota taxpayers helped foot the bill when Jimmy Fallon broadcast "The Tonight Show" from Minneapolis as part of last year's Super Bowl festivities. The state paid $267,000 to the show through a rebate program, according to information Minnesota Public Radio News obtained via a...

Washington Supreme Court upholds Seattle voucher system

Jul. 11, 2019 2:51 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The state Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously upheld Seattle's "democracy vouchers" program, which allows residents to direct taxpayer money to qualifying political candidates. The libertarian-leaning Pacific Legal Foundation had supported a lawsuit to block the program on behalf of a pair...