State taxes

May 24, 2017 - 3:29 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Republican Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would have made Vermont the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana but indicated that he was willing to work with the Legislature on a compromise. Scott said he was sending the bill back with suggestions for...
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May 22, 2017 - 9:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting challenges by IBM, Goodyear and other businesses seeking more than $1 billion in tax refunds from Michigan. The justices on Monday turned away the companies' appeal of state court rulings that upheld changes the state made to the way business taxes...
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May 17, 2017 - 3:27 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A company known for selling business cards and other customized publishing products is planning a 125-person sales office in Rhode Island. Vistaprint Corporate Solutions President Don LeBlanc made the announcement Wednesday with Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo (ray-MAHN'-doh...
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In this May 10, 2017 photo, students leave South Park High School in Buffalo, N.Y. The Medicaid changes being advanced as part of the health overhaul are sounding familiar alarms for school districts still getting their financial footing after the Great Recession. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
May 15, 2017 - 4:03 am
School districts are worried about how proposed changes in Medicaid distributions will affect their funding. Administrators say any reduction in the estimated $4 billion schools receive in annual Medicaid reimbursements would be hard to absorb. Such cutbacks would come after years of reduced state...
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May 10, 2017 - 4:38 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the North Carolina Senate debating its two-year state government budget proposal (all times local): 4:40 p.m. The next stop for the North Carolina government spending proposal for the next two years authored by Senate Republicans is the chamber floor. The budget...
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May 09, 2017 - 2:40 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The House could decide whether a bill that increases South Carolina's gas taxes for the first time in 30 years becomes law. House members voted 102-16 Tuesday to take up a compromise that raises the tax by 12 cents over six years to 28.75 cents per gallon. But it provides a...
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May 09, 2017 - 11:39 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Swiss bank Credit Suisse is adding 1,200 jobs at its North Carolina technology hub as it reorganizes operations and cuts jobs elsewhere. A North Carolina state panel has approved up to $40 million in tax breaks to lure the jobs away from the New York City area. Zurich-based...
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May 08, 2017 - 8:52 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Senators have approved a road-funding compromise that would eventually raise the state's gas tax by 12 cents but allow South Carolina drivers to get the money back. Senators' 32-12 vote late Monday would be enough to override Gov. Henry McMaster's promised veto. The vote came...
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May 05, 2017 - 4:54 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's often uncertain April 15 tax collections didn't yield much of a surprise this year for lawmakers drawing up the next state government budget. The new consensus forecast by economists at the General Assembly and the state budget office predicts a $581 million...
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April 29, 2017 - 6:23 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Casey Cagle will launch his campaign for governor on Sunday with a pledge to add half a million new jobs in Georgia in four years if voters choose him to replace term-limited Gov. Nathan Deal. Cagle's decision isn't a surprise; the three-term lieutenant governor long has been...
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