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Mississippi auditor: Let Medicaid verify income tax info

Aug. 02, 2021 13:16 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two Mississippi residents with houses worth more than $1 million have been receiving coverage under the Medicaid program that is designed to help low-income residents, according to a report released Monday by the state auditor's office. Auditor...

Florida's back-to-school sales tax holiday returns

Jul. 31, 2021 11:51 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida's back-to-school sales tax holiday returned this weekend with residents getting the levies waived for purchases of school supplies, clothing and computers. The sales tax holiday on school-related items runs through Aug. 9. Florida’s sales...

Churches, train stations: Historic buildings rehabilitated

Jul. 31, 2021 09:35 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Imagine living in an apartment in an old church that houses a chandelier and pipe organ donated by Andrew Carnegie, eating at a restaurant in the lobby of a 105-year-old train station decorated with marble from Italy, or drinking beer made inside a brewery that was raided...

Sales tax holiday to kick off this weekend in Tennessee

Jul. 30, 2021 04:25 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennesseans will be able purchase back-to school supplies, clothes and computers tax free starting this weekend. Tennessee traditionally offers a break on school supplies and other items between July 31 and Aug. 1. That means apparel and school...

Oklahoma revenue exceeds estimate, leads to $282M surplus

Jul. 29, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma closed the books on the fiscal year that ended June 30 with a $282 million deposit into the state’s Rainy-Day Fund, state finance officials announced on Thursday. The Office of Management and Enterprise Services released figures that show...

Nevada casinos see robust June ahead of mask rules return

Jul. 29, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada casinos rode a robust economic rebound from coronavirus restrictions in June, taking in more than $1 billion in winnings for the fourth straight month and nearly reaching the all-time record set a month earlier, state regulators reported Thursday. ...

Transportation funding panel advancing a $15.6B package

Jul. 29, 2021 11:35 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A transportation funding commission set up by Gov. Tom Wolf to find ways to end Pennsylvania's reliance on its gas tax will issue a $15.6 billion package of recommendations, which lean heavily on shifting to a vehicle-miles-traveled fee that numerous states are...

Transportation funding report could launch years of debate

Jul. 27, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A transportation funding commission is preparing to recommend how to raise billions more dollars in Pennsylvania for a 21st-century highway system, a report that will land at a politically touchy time and is expected to kick off a debate that could last years. ...

Youngkin, McAuliffe plan to disclose some tax return details

Jul. 27, 2021 12:06 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The two leading candidates in the closely watched race for Virginia governor say they will voluntarily disclose at least some information from recent tax returns before the November election. In response to questions from The Associated Press, the...

Ex-US Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident

Jul. 27, 2021 11:01 AM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Retired Sen. Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican known as a consensus-builder in an increasingly polarized Washington, has died after he broke his neck in a bicycle accident. He was 77. Enzi died peacefully Monday surrounded by family and friends,...