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  • New OFA Projection Puts Budget Deficit At $144.5 Million

    In more bad financial news for the state, the legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office now says the state budget deficit has grown to a projected $144.5 million. The Office of Fiscal Analysis released new numbers Wednesday night that say the state is...
  • Three Chicago companies give back $34 million in tax breaks

    Three Chicago companies give back $34 million in tax breaks
    Three Chicago firms, including one that secured a major state tax break with Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s support, are giving back $34 million in taxpayer funds, administration officials said Monday. CME Group, the financial exchanges giant that will...
  • State Legislature: 2012 Session Opens With Malloy Proposing Education Reform, Pension Funding Changes

    State Legislature: 2012 Session Opens With Malloy Proposing Education Reform, Pension Funding Changes
    HARTFORD — Gov.Dannel P. Malloyopened the 2012 legislative session Wednesday with plans for education reform, pension funding changes and the largest increase in funding for affordable housing since Gov. William A. O'Neill was in office more than 20...
  • Long Hours And Sharp Elbows

     For much of his life, Dannel Malloy has been an avid fan of hockey and rugby.     Both rough-and-tumble sports are highly physical and require quick movements, sharp elbows and fast decisions. A rugby player for 22 years, Malloy finally quit when his...
  • Malloy's Budget: A Fiscal High Wire

    Malloy's Budget: A Fiscal High Wire
    TOWNS SEE LOOMING SHORTFALLS By Betsy Gara Town leaders are anxiously crunching numbers as they review Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget. Given the size of the budget deficit, the Connecticut Council of Small Towns applauds the intent of the...
  • Illinois Republicans lay budget cards on the table

     
    Last week, the Illinois Senate Republican caucus released "Facing Fiscal Reality --A plan for reality-based budgeting," a 21-page document that dealt in some detail with the cuts and other changes GOP lawmakers feel are necessary to get the state's...
  • And the wall came a tumblin' down

     
    News story The Supreme Court opened the door to a new form of state support for religious schools, upholding special tax credits in Arizona for those who give money to church schools.... Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (part of the 5-4......
  • Tax receipts up in California, but corporations pay less than expected

     
    Tax receipts beat expectations for the second straight month in California, a piece of good news among other worrisome indicators for the state's economy. General fund revenues were 5.9% higher than budget estimates in May, according to a monthly report.....
  • Report: Three of PA's Largest Companies Tagged For Not Paying State Income Tax.

     
    What Do ... ... Air Products & Chemicals, Comcast and H.J. Heinz all have in common? They're among the 68 companies singled out in a new report for not paying state income taxes for at least one year between 2008......
  • The case for a graduated income tax in Illinois

     
    if Illinois were to adopt the same graduated income tax rate structure as Iowa, Illinois would raise $6.3 billion more in revenue than it does from its current five percent flat rate, while 54 percent—over half—of all taxpayers would pay......
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Teacher pensions (Part Two)

     
    Joining me to continue a conversation about issues related to teacher pensions is Glen Brown, a retired suburban public high school teacher whose blog deals with education. Read part one of our exchange, which includes Brown's fill bio, here. To......