- New Mexico gay married couples ready for tax time Updated: Mar-09-14 3:17 pm
- Tax for Audubon Institute at issue in New Orleans Updated: Mar-09-14 2:40 pm
- Gas line, permitting bills things to watch Updated: Mar-09-14 2:07 pm
- Lawmakers alter Wi-Fi options for schools Updated: Mar-09-14 1:58 pm
- Ga. eyeing recruitment at annual tech, media fest Updated: Mar-09-14 1:53 pm
- Plans moving forward for new Detroit-Canada bridge Updated: Mar-09-14 12:16 pm
- Rural schools ask Wis. lawmakers for more cash Updated: Mar-09-14 12:08 pm
- Gas prices may jump from California emissions law Updated: Mar-09-14 11:45 am
- Neb. lawmakers to act on some income tax measures Updated: Mar-09-14 10:50 am
- North Carolina deciding again on film break future Updated: Mar-09-14 10:45 am
- Coconino Co. assessor seeks aerial photo program Updated: Mar-09-14 9:11 am
- General Assembly adjourns without Va. budget Updated: Mar-09-14 8:53 am
- NY Sen. Gillibrand pushes lower childcare costs Updated: Mar-09-14 8:22 am
- Ohio mayor: seized drug money could fund pools Updated: Mar-09-14 5:05 am
- Pre-K plan in jeopardy, de Blasio pushes forward Updated: Mar-08-14 7:27 pm
- Solar industry opposes tax on leased panels Updated: Mar-08-14 5:01 pm
- Nonresident begins term on Alaska assessment board Updated: Mar-08-14 4:35 pm
- W.Va. House passes budget relying on reserves Updated: Mar-08-14 3:47 pm
- Missouri seeing effects of declining casino visits Updated: Mar-08-14 2:41 pm
- December shoppers trimmed spending in Tupelo Updated: Mar-08-14 12:33 pm
- 3 arrested in Nevada tax refund scheme Updated: Mar-08-14 11:20 am
- La. Legislature opens three-month session Monday Updated: Mar-08-14 10:17 am
- Massachusetts energy company plans Groveton plant Updated: Mar-08-14 9:28 am
- Governor to OK some public employee pay raises Updated: Mar-08-14 5:05 am
- Indiana residents dropping out of labor force Updated: Mar-08-14 12:04 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Some same-sex couples in New Mexico will get to experience for the first time what married couples go through every spring - sorting through joint tax returns.
NEW ORLEANS - Voters in New Orleans will decide next Saturday whether to replace two property taxes that have been on the books for decades with one new, 4.2-mill tax that, at current assessment levels, would bring in nearly $12 million annually for the next 50 years.
JUNEAU, Alaska - With the Legislature more than halfway through its scheduled 90-day session, major bills are starting to take shape - and a controversial bill from the past has re-emerged.
BOISE, Idaho - Lawmakers on the Legislature's joint budget committee say Idaho school districts that chose not to join a statewide contract for high school Wi-Fi services should qualify for state funding for their own Wi-Fi networks.
ATLANTA - A group of Atlanta entrepreneurs, economic development officials and others are at the annual technology and entertainment festival South by Southwest Interactive to market the region as startup and mobile media hub.
DETROIT - The omission in the federal budget for funding specifically for a border inspection plaza in Michigan is not expected to delay efforts to build a commuter bridge connecting Detroit with Canada, state officials say.
CUBA CITY, Wisconsin - If one employee leaves Cuba City High School for a higher-paying position elsewhere in Wisconsin, it can leave the school short of instructors in two or more subjects.
SAN FRANCISCO - California's greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state's industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Lawmakers are poised to act this session on income tax cuts aimed at Social Security recipients and veterans who agree to launch a new career or business in Nebraska after they retire.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina's film incentives may finally become a permanent fixture in the state's economic development pitch to television and movie producers. Or it could get written out of the script.
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - The Coconino County Assessor's Office wants to hire a private aerial imaging company to take high-resolution pictures of every home in the county.
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia lawmakers left Richmond Saturday without accomplishing their most important task: passing a roughly $96 billion budget for the next two years.
NEW YORK - U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-stehn JIHL'-uh-brand) wants to lessen the financial load of childcare, which she says is unaffordable.
TOLEDO, Ohio - Toledo's mayor says seized drug money and revenue from property seized from other criminal activities might keep the northwestern Ohio city's public pools open this summer.
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's signature proposal, a tax increase on the wealthy to pay for universal prekindergarten, appears to be on life support, blocked by a governor and state lawmakers who stubbornly oppose such a tax in an election year.
PHOENIX - Solar industry officials who spoke with lawmakers this week said they hope to stave off a property tax for leased panels in Arizona.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A California man with ties to the oil industry is the newest member of the Alaska board that sets the value for oil industry property, and a spokeswoman for Gov. Sean Parnell says the appointment is legal - despite a state law that requires board members to be registered Alaska voters.
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The West Virginia House of Delegates has passed a budget that would patch a projected shortfall with the state's Rainy Day Fund.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A recent decline in Missouri's casino revenues has created funding shortfalls for public schools and state-run veterans' nursing homes, raising questions among lawmakers about the extent to which the state can continue to rely on gambling to fund some key programs.
TUPELO, Mississippi - Shoppers cut back in December in Tupelo, Northeast Mississippi's retail hub, but some of the region's cities like Corinth, New Albany and Oxford saw an increase in sales.
RENO, Nevada - Three people were arrested in Northern California this week in connection with a tax refund scheme in Nevada.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's budget worries have lessened as the state's income has started to rebound from the recession, giving lawmakers more breathing room to bicker over other issues as they kick off their annual legislative session Monday.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - A proposal to convert part of a shuttered North Country paper mill into a transfer station for natural gas could create more than 80 jobs and cut the town of Groveton's tax bills in half.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Gov. Susana Martinez will approve proposed 3 percent pay raises for state workers and public school employees.
INDIANAPOLIS - Sara Swinehart chucked her job as an autism therapist in Lafayette last summer to go on a cross-country bicycling adventure. The 27-year-old woman has yet to return to the workforce, living at her parent's home in Valparaiso while she weighs her job options.