State taxes

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left, and Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., right, approach a stage before holding a tax reform town hall with employees at the Dixon Valve & Coupling Company factory in Chestertown, Md., Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 05, 2017 - 6:09 pm
CHESTERTOWN, Md. (AP) — Easing taxes on manufacturers and other businesses is critical to helping America remain competitive in an increasingly global economy, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday during a visit to a century-old manufacturing business on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Small businesses...
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October 02, 2017 - 4:39 pm
FORT MILL, S.C. (AP) — A school district in South Carolina is looking for more tax revenue in the student drop-off lane. The Herald of Rock Hill reports Fort Mill administrators will collect license plate numbers in an effort to crack down on people avoiding paying property taxes by not registering...
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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2017 photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks at George Mason University Arlington, Va., campus. Low-income students in Florida who attended private schools using a credit scholarship program were more likely to go to college than their peers in public schools, according to a study released Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. "This will give a shot in the arm to Betsy DeVos and her campaign to expand school choice program," said Mike Petrilli, the president of the conservative Thomas B. Fordham Institute. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
September 27, 2017 - 3:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Low-income students in Florida who attended private schools using a tax credit scholarship program were more likely to go to college than their peers in public schools, according to a study. The findings by the non-partisan Urban Institute released Wednesday stood in contrast with...
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2017 file photo, Gov. Bruce Rauner answers questions during a news conference at Ball Charter School in Springfield, Ill. Rauner spoke about the new school funding reform bill passed by the Senate. The Governor is set to sign the legislation Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, that will change the way the state funds schools, a plan he said will ensure every child "gets a chance at an excellent education regardless of their parents' income" or where they live. (Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register via AP File)
August 31, 2017 - 7:53 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is set to sign legislation Thursday that will change the way the state funds schools, a plan he said will ensure every child "gets a chance at an excellent education regardless of their parents' income" or where they live. Besides distributing state aid...
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Interstate 69 is covered by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Humble, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 30, 2017 - 8:11 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. DEATH TOLL RISES, BUT SKIES MAY FINALLY BRIGHTEN IN HOUSTON The latest forecast delivers hope after five days of torrential rain submerged America's fourth-largest city: Less than an inch of...
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Interstate 69 is covered by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Humble, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 30, 2017 - 6:06 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. DEATH TOLL RISES, BUT SKIES MAY FINALLY BRIGHTEN IN HOUSTON The latest forecast delivers hope after five days of torrential rain submerged America's fourth-largest city: Less than an inch of...
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A Powerball lottery sign displays the lottery prizes at a convenience store Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Northbrook, Ill. Lottery officials said the grand prize for Wednesday night's drawing has reached $700 million, the second -largest on record for any U.S. lottery game. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 24, 2017 - 6:53 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery players across the U.S. scooped up $2 Powerball tickets in hopes of beating the odds and winning a massive $758.7 million jackpot in Wednesday night's drawing. Some details about the game and the giant prize: WINNING NUMBERS The lucky numbers from Wednesday night's...
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A Powerball lottery sign displays the lottery prizes at a convenience store Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Northbrook, Ill. Lottery officials said the grand prize for Wednesday night's drawing has reached $700 million, the second -largest on record for any U.S. lottery game. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 24, 2017 - 1:53 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery players across the U.S. scooped up $2 Powerball tickets in hopes of beating the odds and winning a massive $758.7 million jackpot in Wednesday night's drawing. Some details about the game and the giant prize: WINNING NUMBERS The lucky numbers from Wednesday night's...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014 file photo, an election official checks a voter's photo identification at an early voting polling site in Austin, Texas. A federal judge Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, again threw out Texas’ voter ID requirements that she previously compared to a “poll tax” on minorities, dealing another court setback to state Republican leaders over voting rights. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
August 24, 2017 - 12:03 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge who has compared Texas' voter ID requirements to a "poll tax" on minorities once again blocked the law Wednesday, rejecting a weakened version backed by the Trump administration and dealing Texas Republicans another court defeat over voting rights. U.S. District...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014 file photo, an election official checks a voter's photo identification at an early voting polling site in Austin, Texas. A federal judge Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, again threw out Texas’ voter ID requirements that she previously compared to a “poll tax” on minorities, dealing another court setback to state Republican leaders over voting rights. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
August 23, 2017 - 7:33 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge who has compared Texas' voter ID requirements to a "poll tax" on minorities once again blocked the law Wednesday, rejecting a weakened version backed by the Trump administration and dealing Texas Republicans another court defeat over voting rights. U.S. District...
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