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The state can use private dollars to help pay for public road and other infrastructure projects, thanks to the $6.8 billion transportation bill that Gov. John Kasich signed into law during a public ceremony yesterday. House Bill 114, which cleared
The effort to cut Alaska's oil-production tax is gaining speed in the state House, with a vote possible as soon as this week, even as the debate rages over whether it's a good bet to lower taxes by billions of dollars to encourage more drilling.
A New Hampshire legislative panel voted Thursday to send a proposed budget to the full House that includes an anti-union provision that drew 400 chanting protesters to Concord. About 200 people jammed into the meeting room of the House Finance
00 AM MST Updated: 03/08/2011 01:04:51 AM MST Days after Gov. John Hickenlooper's sudden reversal of a regulation affecting the sale of low-strength beer, lawmakers are convening a special hearing to determine why the change was made.
Under the new version of House Bill 1048, students could not become eligible for a tuition tax credit until after having attended public school for at least a year. Rep. Spencer Swalm, R-Centennial, said he added that change to allay concerns that
More News While Californians voted last year not to tax and legalize marijuana to help solve the state's financial problems, two Democratic state senators and a Republican congressman are betting that residents are ready instead to embrace legal
Anyone convicted of impaired driving in North Carolina under certain aggravating factors would face more time behind bars and higher fines in legislation that has cleared a House committee. A House judiciary panel recommended Wednesday a bill called "
A bill sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, to create state Choose life license plates cleared its first committee Thursday with not a word of dissent. As proposed, the plate would be yellow and include images of children's faces and the
Republicans called the bill a "gimmick," pointing out that the state already must pass a balanced budget and asking why House Democrats suddenly became interested in a pay-go requirement when they lost the majority. "We should never spend more than
Rural lawmakers voted Monday to restore sales-tax exemptions for farmers and ranchers. The 12-0 vote in the House Agriculture Committee was the first concrete step toward repealing one of the 11 tax-increase bills backed by former Gov. Bill Ritter