Low Federal Reserve interest rates are a concern as well when it comes to how the nation will respond to the next recession.
The National Conference of State Legislatures is asking leaders on Capitol Hill to refrain from legislating around the recent South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. Supreme Court decision.
Pennsylvania state Rep. Seth Grove is pushing for consensus budget forecasting.
Many states are looking at how they can tax more online sales. But for states that don't collect sales tax, the issue is different.
That's according to the latest National League of Cities fiscal conditions report.
New research offers a fresh look at tax increment financing.
Some state and local government leaders have chafed at the cap on the so-called SALT deduction.
The dataset’s creators hope to draw attention to small companies eligible for investment under the economic development program.
Economic experts on Tuesday discussed some considerations that surround the pending project.
Despite calls for local control, communities are only given a limited set of tools and are facing historic fiscal pressures. That could be a looming problem for many cities, according to a new report.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Calif.’s secret DMV location for lawmakers … a plan to consolidate N.J. school districts … and a lawsuit over a “secret deal” in Miami Beach.
Legislation introduced in late July would add authority to the New Markets Tax Credit program.
In two Alabama cities, those laying groundwork for the new tax incentive program see both promise and risks in the investments it could spur.
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.
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.”
STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | California high court blocks proposal to split state …. Which states pay the most and least in sales taxes? … Mentally ill in Boston and stranded in an ER.
New York, Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey filed the lawsuit in federal court.
National Association of Counties members are told now is the time to get involved in attracting investment.
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