State taxes

November 21, 2017 - 6:56 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Legislation in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to impose a long-sought tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production is up in the air until December. The Republican-controlled House adjourned until Dec. 4, after spending parts of Monday and Tuesday debating proposed...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 file photo, Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., speaks during a legislative summit featuring Nebraska's elected Congressional and House officials, in Ashland, Neb. Sasse says Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect their party in next year's elections. The Nebraska Republican, who addressed an evangelical conservative group Saturday night, Nov. 18, 2017, told reporters after his speech that he likes the tax bill moving in the Senate. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
November 19, 2017 - 12:16 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse says Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect their party in next year's elections. The Nebraska Republican, who addressed an evangelical conservative group Saturday night, told reporters after his speech that he...
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White House adviser Ivanka Trump listens to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speak in Bayville, N.J., Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. Ivanka Trump is putting it all on the line for the Republican tax overhaul. Signaling a new stage in her Washington career, the senior White House adviser recently hit the road to sell the plans that have drawn Democratic criticism and spurred some GOP conflict. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 16, 2017 - 9:14 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. GOP MUSCLING TAX BILL THROUGH HOUSE; HITS SENATOR ROADBLOCK House leaders are confident a massive tax overhaul bill will pass, but Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin became the first Republican...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., points to boxes of petitions supporting the Republican tax reform bill that is set for a vote later this week as he arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 15, 2017 - 10:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wisconsin's Ron Johnson on Wednesday became the first Republican senator to say he opposes his party's tax bill, signaling potential problems for GOP leaders. Passage of a similar package seemed certain Thursday in the House, where a handful of dissidents conceded they expected to...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017 file photo, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy arrives to a campaign event in Edison, N.J. Murphy defeated Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 12, 2017 - 10:53 am
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Democrats have hit the political trifecta in New Jersey and Washington state, seizing complete control of the governor's office and legislative chambers in the 2017 elections. Time to let fly with a big liberal agenda? Maybe, but taking a few modest steps to the left is...
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In this Nov. 9, 2017, photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters as he encourages support for Republican tax reform legislation, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House and Senate tax overhaul plans are broadly similar, but crucial differences create headaches for Republican leaders determined to keep myriad interest groups and factions of the GOP satisfied.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 10, 2017 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate tax overhaul plans are broadly similar, but crucial differences are creating headaches for Republican leaders determined to keep myriad interest groups and factions of the GOP satisfied. And then there's the ambitious timetable they've set of finishing in time...
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In this Nov. 8, 2017, photo, from left, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., speak informally on tax reform and the elections with reporters in the Senate Press Gallery at the Capitol in Washington. It’s an article of faith among Republicans that the GOP’s electoral fortunes next year hinge on whether they succeed in their longstanding dream to redraft the nation’s complex, inefficient tax code. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 09, 2017 - 12:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's an article of faith among Republicans — reinforced by the party's drubbing in this week's off-year elections in Virginia and New Jersey — that the GOP's electoral fortunes next year hinge on whether they succeed in their longstanding dream to redraft the nation's complex,...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, begins the markup process of the GOP's far-reaching tax overhaul as members propose amendments and changes to shape the first major revamp of the tax system in three decades, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 06, 2017 - 8:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a day of partisan bickering over whether the Republicans' sweeping tax plan would truly help the middle class, a key House panel on Monday approved late changes. Lawmakers restored the tax exemption for employees receiving child care benefits from their companies, but also...
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MISSOURI ROAD FUNDS 110617: Chart shows how Missouri highway funds have been diverted to other agencies over 15 years; 1c x 4 inches; with related stories; JEM; ETA 7 a.m. SOURCE: Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication.
November 06, 2017 - 1:32 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The revenue generated by a 2004 voter-approved initiative in Missouri to fund better highways and bridges has not been enough to cover the bond payments it authorized for hundreds of projects, putting the state in a more precarious position for future transportation...
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In this Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 photo Donnie Anderson, a Los Angeles medical cultivator, retailer and co-owner of Western Caregivers dispensary poses for at one of his dispensary's in Los Angeles. Anderson predicted the high level of state taxation next year is "just going to help the illicit market thrive." He said more needs to be done to cut the cost for medical users, many of whom won't be able to absorb a big price jump. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
November 05, 2017 - 10:25 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Consumers eager for the coming of California's legal recreational marijuana market should be ready for sticker shock. An array of new taxes and fees will be attached to pot sales next year, driving up prices. For example, a small bag of good-quality medical marijuana in Los...
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