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They also want to increase the number of students who are eligible for in-state tuition. And they want to resume state financial aid to needy students at for-profit colleges, which seems to be the most controversial revision in the proposal. Two
Judith Carr of Medina testifies against cuts in Medicaid, saying they would hurt her 92-year-old mother, who has Alzheimer's disease...He came with his father, Andy Shifflette, a legislative liaison. Caring for aging loved ones with Alzheimer's
Colorado has not received money from estate taxes since 2004, but Republicans are still pushing a bill to repeal the estate tax law. Congress has suspended the federal estate tax which Republicans have dubbed the death tax until at least 2013. But
The state House Finance Committee voted 17-14 to approve millions of dollars in fee increases that lawmakers want to wrap into next year's budget. Republicans say the increases will collect money from those who use the courts and other government
House Republicans have sifted through about 1,000 proposed budget amendments and on Thursday plan to roll out their first wave of changes, which are likely to include altering Gov. John Kasich's school-funding proposal and his plan to shift more
She said the district planned for the eventual loss of reimbursements for rescinded state taxes on businesses and utilities...Instead, it would start next year under Kasich's budget. "This acceleration really throws that plan into a problematic area,"
Earlier on the Statehouse lawn, a few hundred people protested Kasich's proposed budget cuts to schools, local governments and social services. The group, One Ohio Now, is pushing for a "balanced" approach to the budget that includes spending cuts
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