State taxes

In this June 14, 2017, photo, Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza, Illinois, responds to a reporter's question during an interview in here office about the state budget in Chicago. As Illinois nears its third year without a state budget, Ms. Mendoza must prioritize what gets paid as new court orders mean her office must pay out more each month than Illinois receives in revenue. (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam)
June 17, 2017 - 11:56 am
CHICAGO (AP) — During the two-and-a-half years Illinois has gone without a state budget, the previously little-known office of comptroller has had the unenviable job of essentially sitting at the kitchen table trying to figure out how to pay the bills. Like any household, there are some items that...
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FILE - In this Thursday Jan. 26, 2016 photo, Virginia Lt. Gov., and Democratic candidate for Governor, Ralph Northam, left, talks with Senate Chief Deputy Clerk, Tara Perkinson, right, prior to the start of the Senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Virginians are set to head to the polls Tuesday, June 13, 2017, to pick a Republican and Democratic candidate in the closely watched race for governor. The highest profile contest is on the Democratic side, where Northam is in a close race with former congressman Tom Perriello. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
June 13, 2017 - 2:47 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia Democrats vying to be the face of the resistance to President Donald Trump are squaring off Tuesday in a gubernatorial primary that's come down to a choice between heads and hearts. Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello, who served from 2008 to 2010, is running as a...
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FILE - In this Thursday Jan. 26, 2016 photo, Virginia Lt. Gov., and Democratic candidate for Governor, Ralph Northam, left, talks with Senate Chief Deputy Clerk, Tara Perkinson, right, prior to the start of the Senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Virginians are set to head to the polls Tuesday, June 13, 2017, to pick a Republican and Democratic candidate in the closely watched race for governor. The highest profile contest is on the Democratic side, where Northam is in a close race with former congressman Tom Perriello. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
June 13, 2017 - 10:41 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia Democrats vying to be the face of the resistance to President Donald Trump are squaring off Tuesday in a gubernatorial primary that's come down to a choice between heads and hearts. Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello, who served from 2008 to 2010, is running as a...
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Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback comments during a news conference about the Legislature's override of his veto of a bill increasing income taxes to fix the state budget, Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Brownback says the resulting tax increases will be bad for the long-term health of the state's economy. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
June 07, 2017 - 6:13 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some Republicans acknowledged Wednesday that the sudden end of Kansas' aggressive income tax reductions serves as a cautionary tale for other GOP-dominated states about the pitfalls of moving too far too quickly, even as they press ahead with tax-cutting goals. The GOP-...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 5, 2017, file photo, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback speaks to reporters during a news conference, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Brownback promised early Tuesday, June 6, to veto an income tax increase approved by the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature to fix the cash-strapped state’s budget and meet a court mandate on funding for public schools. (AP Photo/John Hanna, File)
June 06, 2017 - 9:18 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback's tax-cutting experiment faced an uncertain fate Tuesday as fellow Republicans who control the Kansas Legislature worked to round up enough votes to override his veto of a plan that would essentially reverse the income tax reductions he's championed in recent...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 5, 2017, file photo, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback speaks to reporters during a news conference, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Brownback promised early Tuesday, June 6, to veto an income tax increase approved by the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature to fix the cash-strapped state’s budget and meet a court mandate on funding for public schools. (AP Photo/John Hanna, File)
June 06, 2017 - 6:25 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback's tax-cutting experiment faced an uncertain fate Tuesday as fellow Republicans who control the Kansas Legislature sought to round up enough votes to override his veto of a plan that would essentially reverse the income tax reductions he's championed in recent...
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State Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, accompanied by members of the California Nurses Association, discusses his single-payer health care bill at a Capitol news conference, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
May 31, 2017 - 5:35 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A longshot California proposal to replace insurance companies with government-funded health care for all of the state's residents could be paid for with a sales tax hike and a new tax on business revenue, according to a report released Wednesday. The report said those...
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May 28, 2017 - 7:04 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — In a story May 27 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge covers 2,300 square miles (5,957 square kilometers.) The refuge covers about 30,000 square miles (about 78,000 square kilometers). A corrected version of...
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FILE- This Oct, 25, 2016 file photo shows former President Bill Clinton, second from left, greets former North Carolina Gov. Jim Hunt, second from right, U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-1st District, right, and then North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper during a rally, while campaigning for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. The four-term Democratic governor is among the state's most influential politicians of the 20th century, but remains engaged in 21st century policy and politics as he turned 80 years old in May. (Alan Campbell/The Rocky Mount Telegram via AP, File)
May 27, 2017 - 10:46 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Jim Hunt left office in 2001, but he's still pitching for "big things" for North Carolina. The four-term Democratic governor is among the state's most influential politicians of the 20th century, but remains engaged in 21st century policy and politics as he turned 80 years...
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May 27, 2017 - 3:08 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling. The effort is the latest chapter in a long-running political fight between two camps:...
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