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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Appropriations Committee
New funding for Nebraska property tax relief, water projects and state park renovations won initial approval Tuesday from state lawmakers.
Nebraska lawmakers kicked off a budget debate on Monday focused on property taxes and a proposal to spend $2.5 million on cast-bronze fountains at the Capitol.
A series of new Nebraska state budget bills has won committee approval for debate in the Legislature.
Gov. Paul LePage urged lawmakers to replenish Maine's rainy day fund on Tuesday while they pushed forward in crafting a supplemental budget without help from the Republican governor who has refused to introduce one this year.
Property owners could get a tax break, state parks could get new cabins, and Nebraska could see new flood- and drought-mitigation projects if a series of budget bills become law.
First District Republican Alan Nunnelee is the only Mississippi congressman without a party primary this year.
A proposal to increase funding for Nebraska's property tax credit program has advanced out of a legislative committee.
The campaign is nearly underway for the 2015 Mississippi legislative elections, a time when lawmakers often find that past decisions come back to haunt them in nasty attacks by their opponents.
In the lead-up to this year's elections, The Associated Press plans to publish an occasional list featuring the positions of the highest-profile Alaska U.S. Senate candidates on different issues.
Democrats say they'll keep trying to give all Mississippi government employees at least a $1,000 pay raise in the coming year, even after several attempts were blocked Wednesday in the Republican-majority House.
Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Feb. 16, 2014.
Two Maine troopers say their family's finances are suffering as the result of freezes in pay increases last year.
A plan to deeply slash the state's income tax from 5.25 percent to 4 percent during the next four years has cleared its first hurdle.
Leaders of both houses in the Wyoming Legislature say they expect to start work introducing bills immediately after Gov. Matt Mead presents his State of the State address Monday.
After trading jabs over a committee vote on a bill that would restore $40 million in revenue sharing for the state's cities and towns, Republican and Democratic members on the committee said the whole thing was a misunderstanding.