State taxes

FILE- In this Saturday, July 1, 2017, file photo, people line up at the NuLeaf marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas. The Nevada Tax Commission is expected to approve an emergency regulation on Thursday, July 13, to issue distribution licenses needed to address an anticipated supply shortage in the coming weeks. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 13, 2017 - 8:30 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada moved Thursday to reduce supply problems at recreational marijuana stores that have faced overwhelming demand for newly legal pot and the possibility of their shelves going empty. Regulators approved emergency rules that would speed up licensing for pot distributors...
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FILE- In this Saturday, July 1, 2017, file photo, people line up at the NuLeaf marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas. The Nevada Tax Commission is expected to approve an emergency regulation on Thursday, July 13, to issue distribution licenses needed to address an anticipated supply shortage in the coming weeks. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 13, 2017 - 2:57 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Tourists looking to buy newly legal pot in Las Vegas and other Nevada cities are counting on the state to make changes as overwhelming demand has started emptying shelves. Regulators planned to vote Thursday on emergency rules that would speed up licensing for pot...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2017, photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks during a news conference in Chicago. Rauner is hardening his anti-tax stance as he readies a re-election bid following a major legislative defeat. (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File)
July 12, 2017 - 10:30 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is hardening his anti-tax stance as he readies a re-election bid following a major legislative defeat, replacing key staff with leaders of a conservative group that blasted the Republican just a few weeks ago for even considering a tax hike to end a...
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July 07, 2017 - 5:57 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday he doesn't think the failure of Congress to agree on a way to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act puts tax reform in jeopardy. The Republican said he hopes a final version of the health care plan will be approved this summer, and...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2017 file photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks during a news conference, in Chicago. The budget impasse that began with Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's tenure is finally over, despite the Republican's objections to the included income tax increase. Now the wealthy former businessman must ask voters for a second term in 2018 without reforms he promised and having lost a more than two-year fight. (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam File)
July 07, 2017 - 5:29 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner lost an unprecedented battle with the "Springfield insiders" he once campaigned to dethrone when lawmakers approved a budget deal and $5 billion tax hike over his objections, and without the pro-business reforms the Republican promised for years. Now the...
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Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, gives a speech following the Illinois House voting to override Gov. Rauner's veto and pass a budget for the first time in two years during the overtime session at the Illinois State Capitol, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. (Justin L. Fowler /The State Journal-Register via AP)
July 06, 2017 - 8:22 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois House voted Thursday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's vetoes of a budget package, giving the state its first spending blueprint in more than two years and ending the nation's longest fiscal stalemate since at least the Great Depression. The action eases some...
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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Chicago. Governor Rauner vetoed on Tuesday a package of legislation that raised the income tax by a permanent 32 percent to finance a $36 billion spending plan, which would be Illinois' first budget since 2015. Michael Madigan, the speaker of the Illinois House has scheduled a vote for Thursday to override the governor's veto of budget package, ending a budget stalemate that has lasted more than two years. (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam)
July 05, 2017 - 6:03 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner implored lawmakers Wednesday not to override his veto of a proposal to end Illinois' unprecedented budget impasse, calling the plan that includes a large income tax increase a "disaster" that will not solve the state's many financial problems. "This is not just a...
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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Chicago. Governor Rauner vetoed on Tuesday a package of legislation that raised the income tax by a permanent 32 percent to finance a $36 billion spending plan, which would be Illinois' first budget since 2015. Michael Madigan, the speaker of the Illinois House has scheduled a vote for Thursday to override the governor's veto of budget package, ending a budget stalemate that has lasted more than two years. (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam)
July 05, 2017 - 4:30 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner implored lawmakers Wednesday not to override his veto of a proposal to end Illinois' unprecedented budget impasse, calling the plan that includes a large income tax increase a "disaster" that will not solve the state's many financial problems. "This is not just a...
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House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, left, and Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, talk on the Senate floor Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois Senate has OK'd an annual spending plan of $36 billion following a critical vote to raise the income tax rate. If approved by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, it would be Illinois' first budget in more than two years. (Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register via AP)
July 04, 2017 - 3:52 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's vetoes of a $36 billion budget package Tuesday, including a $5 billion tax increase designed to start digging out of the nation's longest budget crisis since at least the Great Depression. The Democratic-controlled...
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Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks up towards the video boards during the overtime session at the state Capitol, Sunday, July 2, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. The Illinois House has approved an income tax increase as part of a plan to end the nation's longest budget standoff. (Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP)
July 03, 2017 - 7:25 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Two of the nation's top credit-ratings agencies signaled Monday that it would be a good idea for Gov. Bruce Rauner to accept the results of climactic weekend action to resolve the nation's longest budget stalemate since the Great Depression, but with Democrats trumpeting...
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