STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Fact-checking Trump’s claims on Calif. wildfires … a big N.M. groundwater ruling … and Detroit’s dismal rental inspection compliance.
Legislation introduced in late July would add authority to the New Markets Tax Credit program.
COMMENTARY | The Supreme Court’s decision to allow states to tax online commerce beyond their borders should be front and center at the National Conference of State Legislatures meeting this week.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Ohio pension calculation lawsuit … a “stark warning” on public records in Texas … and PG&E’s $1 billion loss.
There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to legalization, but one analysis says states should see serious budget revenue gains with the right policies.
Meanwhile, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee warns the U.S. Supreme Court decision could “unleash chaos.”
A majority of states saw gains in federal dollars as a share of state revenue in fiscal 2016.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest employment estimates for states on Friday.
Population declines, an aging workforce and sluggish job growth pose challenges.
Farmers are seeing cancelled contracts at a time of already low prices.
New York, Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey filed the lawsuit in federal court.
COMMENTARY | Communities are leveraging savings from energy conservation improvements for maintenance and other needs.
A new tool shows state to state, county to county, and city to city differences but offers an even more comprehensive picture.
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget released its estimates as the nation's debt and deficits are on the rise.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Dystopian skies shroud San Francisco … what Duluth paid in Trump visit costs … and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Michigan mission.
The Golden State’s finances are far more golden than when Jerry Brown found them seven and a half years ago.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Spokane eliminates parking minimums in some areas … Florida audit looks at state procurement cards … and Columbus passes new anti-panhandling law.
Questions abound about how online retail sales tax policies will play out following a landmark Supreme Court decision.
A new analysis looks at population growth across the states, which is tied to state finances. Only two states saw a population drop over the last decade.
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