Tag: Government finance

Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON — Hard-line conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the...
Lawmakers: Gov. Greitens’ affair distracts from tax effort

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers say Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' admission that he had an extramarital affair is distracting from legislative efforts to...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — Tax officials in New York state are poised to release a study that looks at the state's options in light of...
Autonomous cars loom, but the Detroit auto show goes on

DETROIT — The North American International Auto Show in Detroit opened to the press this week with one big question hanging in the air:...
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SALEM, Ore. — Oregon's special election on a new tax on insurance companies and some hospitals will be live-streamed on Facebook. ...
Kentucky governor proposes spending cuts of 6.25 percent

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Pledging to put Kentucky's "financial house in order," Republican Gov. Matt Bevin proposed spending cuts of more than 6 percent across...
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SEATTLE — Microsoft Corp., REI and other businesses joined environmental and other groups Tuesday in testifying in support of Gov. Jay Inslee's ambitious proposal...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California state psychiatric hospital housing mostly sexually violent predators has been locked down and visits canceled after a weekend protest...
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MADISON, Wis. — A new analysis from the Legislature's nonpartisan Fiscal Bureau says the cost to taxpayers for a Foxconn Technology Group manufacturing complex...
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HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has vetoed a bill that restored $54 million to a program that helps more than 100,000...

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