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While legislators continue to dig into details of the budget and plans to advance a liquefied natural gas project, this week's calendar also features a spate of proposed constitutional amendments.
The Senate Finance Committee on Friday advanced a bill that would reject recommended pay increases for top state officials.
Michigan's income tax rate would drop from 4.25 percent to 3.9 percent within three years under a plan approved by a legislative committee on Wednesday, the first move in a likely months-long debate over how best to return some of a budget surplus to residents.
An agreement to advance a liquefied natural-gas project represents a "groundbreaking achievement" for Alaska, Revenue Commissioner Angela Rodell said Monday.
Congress now wants answers to questions surrounding Christine O'Donnell's personal tax records and whether the Delaware Republican's private information was illegally accessed and ultimately used in an effort to derail her 2010 U.S. Senate bid.
With top Pennsylvania state lawmakers and Gov. Tom Corbett seeking ways to plug a projected budget deficit, they are considering expanding lottery gambling and, possibly, legalizing online gambling.
New Mexico lawmakers are being inundated with requests to help pay for water infrastructure improvements, leaving many frustrated as they try to sort out priorities while the state wrestles with drought.
A Senate Democratic leader scolded the state Democratic Party chairman on Thursday for suggesting that a southern New Mexico lawmaker consider becoming a Republican for blocking a proposed constitutional amendment for funding early childhood education.
The head of the Mississippi Public Employees Retirement System says she opposes a bill that would make state and local government retirees wait until they're 65 to collect an annual cost-of-living adjustment known as the "13th check," even if they retire years earlier.