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COLUMN: State budget process kicks in gear
After six public ... of our state. I am encouraged by all of the ideas and input I have received and will continue to work on these types of changes to improve the budget over the coming weeks. I also ... read more
House budget chops Baker's taxes, boosts local aid
BOSTON — House leadership is rolling out a $42.7 billion budget ... raising ideas like new tax on vaping and opioid manufacturers. The proposal, which the House is expected to debate in formal ... read more
As the Sea Rises, Will Resiliency—Rather Than Retreat—Be Enough to Save Waterfront NYC?
How much of that money has actually been spent — or even allocated by city, state, or federal sources — is less clear. The city budget scatters resiliency ... And that, he believes, could be more ... read more
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Two-term Wisconsin governor Scott Walker debuts weekly Washington Times column
The two-term Republican governor will be writing a weekly column ... state taxes had been cut (more than $8 billion), investment in education was on the rise, and the state budget was in surplus every ... read more
Greeley’s Rep. Dave Young and Joint Budget Committee at the center of impending state budget battle
Each year, the committee typically starts meeting in November, well before the start of the regular session, to hold hearings and hear budget requests from each state department. Even with the head ... read more
Minnesota needs ideas for saving its natural resources, and soon
Conservation of Minnesota’s natural resources is in a lot more trouble ... is at the end of this column). Increasing Minnesotans’ conservation awareness While higher, perhaps, than residents of some, ... read more
Trump’s 2020 budget: The top 10 takeaways
In 2020, the vast majority of economists think growth will be around 2 percent (and some even say the United States will dip into a recession), but Trump’s budget ... more than others. The ... read more
Pennsylvanians lose in state budget
Governor Tom Wolf has vetoed a bill that passed along with the state budget ... taxes by more than 50 percent. The plan would provide greater relief to high-tax, high-poverty districts. The budget ... read more
Voters rejected Gov. Parson’s gas tax. Now he’s hoping to borrow millions instead.
Mike Parson wants lawmakers to borrow $351 million to help mend the state ... “budget savings” in case of emergency. “Just like families across Missouri having a responsible budget is important and a ... read more
McCrory pitches a stay-the-course budget
In his own Department of Administration, he spelled out savings of $400,000 by reworking janitorial contracts. His budget ... the state will have a clearer picture of its finances and, if the outlook ... read more