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  • Developer's Family Sues Over Retroactive Estate Tax; Attorneys Told Brainard He Had No Chance

    When wealthy developer Monty Blakeman died in April, his heirs knew they would inherit his multimillion-dollar estate. What they didn't know was that the state legislature on May 4 — only 11 days after Blakeman's death — would increase the...
  • Delegate reviews state budget

    Editor: As a member of the Appropriations Committee, I have been very busy working on the state budget for the last six weeks. The Minority party members of Appropriations crafted a budget plan that relies on level funding the budget based on last year's...
  • State budget: Heading in the right direction

    State budget: Heading in the right direction
    The House of Delegates' rewrite of next year's state budget takes some important steps toward making Maryland's finances sustainable without dipping quite so deeply into taxpayers' pockets as the Senate's plan. It's not perfect, and some details will...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Stopping California's next meltdown

    Stopping California's next meltdown
    Today's topic: The failure of the propositions didn't eliminate the need for budget reform. What are the right steps for California to take to prevent the next fiscal meltdown? Daniel J.B. Mitchell and Tom Campbell finish their discussion on the state...