Tag: Local taxes

Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businesses

Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech...
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AUGUSTA, Maine — Lawmakers are set to consider Maine's Republican governor's bill aimed at protecting the elderly from tax lien foreclosures. ...
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LAWRENCE, Kan. — City leaders are looking at the possibility of indirectly returning some of the money impoverished Lawrence residents are charged in sales...
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SPEARFISH, S.D. — A volunteer firefighters' association in western South Dakota has filed a countersuit to a city's lawsuit that alleges the association may...
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PERRY, Ohio — Supporters of an Ohio nuclear plant that's in danger of being shut down are planning to rally this weekend. ...
Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium exceeds minority hiring target

LAS VEGAS — Construction work on the partly publicly financed Las Vegas stadium that the Oakland Raiders will call home in two years has...
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VICKSBURG, Miss. — Former Vicksburg Mayor Demery Grubbs has joined a Jackson law firm as a senior government relations advisor in the firm's public...
Illinois schools say pension shift would undo funding revamp

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Public school administrators who just last summer were ecstatic over a promise of equitable state financing in a revamped education funding...
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LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law a change allowing charter schools to receive revenue from certain voter-approved property tax hikes. ...
Southern Utah GOP official arrested in prostitution sting

ST. GEORGE, Utah — A southern Utah Republican party official has been arrested in a prostitution sting a week after a politician from a...

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