Independent voices from the TWT Communities
New York's legislature approved a budget that hikes the state's minimum wage to $9 per hour. But taxpayers, not businesses, could actually be the responsible party for paying those extra wage costs, if a closed-door tax credit agreement among politicos made the final budget cut.
Two weeks ago, New York's legislature imposed its radical redefinition of marriage on state residents: Homosexual marriages now have legal approval and will take place by month's end.
Maryland legislators are nearing a final vote on granting in-state college tuition for many illegal immigrants, making the state one of several across the U.S. taking up local versions of the federal DREAM Act that failed in Congress.