- Nebraska budget debate focused on taxes, fountains Updated: Mar-10-14 9:43 pm
- Gay married couples could pay more for tax filings Updated: Mar-10-14 7:16 pm
- Bill to help payday loan borrowers passes Senate Updated: Mar-10-14 2:59 pm
- NY going after STAR double dippers Updated: Mar-10-14 2:06 pm
- Last call: The health overhaul's March 31 deadline Updated: Mar-10-14 1:25 pm
- Germany rejects Snowden claim it bowed to NSA Updated: Mar-10-14 12:26 pm
- Greenville chief financial officer balances life Updated: Mar-10-14 6:17 am
- New Mexico gay married couples ready for tax time Updated: Mar-09-14 3:17 pm
- Mo. school proposals seek options close to home Updated: Mar-09-14 1:38 pm
- School will teach culinary, life skills Updated: Mar-09-14 1:06 pm
- Neb. lawmakers to act on some income tax measures Updated: Mar-09-14 10:50 am
- NY Sen. Gillibrand pushes lower childcare costs Updated: Mar-09-14 8:22 am
- December shoppers trimmed spending in Tupelo Updated: Mar-08-14 12:33 pm
- Pension law means pay cut for college president Updated: Mar-08-14 12:31 pm
- Zais calls for flexibility in high school courses Updated: Mar-08-14 11:12 am
- Neb. bill could help parents using child care aid Updated: Mar-08-14 9:32 am
- Utah a step closer to new, bigger convention hotel Updated: Mar-07-14 8:41 pm
- Appeals court allows suit against Colorado tax law Updated: Mar-07-14 6:13 pm
- Ex-Doylestown Twp. supervisor sent to federal pen Updated: Mar-07-14 5:40 pm
- Trial approaches for former Ala. Senate leader Updated: Mar-07-14 4:12 pm
- Bank told to pay $3.2M for 'shocking' foreclosure Updated: Mar-07-14 3:52 pm
- US consumer borrowing up $13.7 billion in January Updated: Mar-07-14 3:27 pm
- Tool to compare health plans tested with consumers Updated: Mar-07-14 12:40 pm
- Senate leader: Tax-cut deadline 'difficult' to hit Updated: Mar-07-14 12:32 pm
- Fewer Minnesotans 'underwater' on mortgages Updated: Mar-07-14 8:07 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska lawmakers kicked off a budget debate on Monday focused on property taxes and a proposal to spend $2.5 million on cast-bronze fountains at the Capitol.
INDIANAPOLIS - Conflicting state and federal policies will likely cost Indiana same-sex couples more when they file their tax returns this year, experts say.
BOISE, Idaho - A plan to give people who use payday loans more leeway in settling their debt passed the Idaho Senate.
ALBANY, New York - New York is going after "double dippers" who file for the state's STAR property rebate program while living in rent-regulated apartments.
Uninsured Americans face an important deadline at the end of this month, and many don't realize it.
BERLIN - Germany on Monday dismissed a claim by NSA leaker Edward Snowden that it had bowed to U.S. demands to water down privacy rights for German citizens.
GREENVILLE, North Carolina - Her desk and office are immaculate, with nothing out of place. Her appearance and demeanor speak of someone accustomed to order and organization.
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.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Reining in a wide-open Missouri school transfer law could involve first trying to get students into a better school located in their struggling school district if there is space.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Some people might question Chris and Sommer Wadsworth's definition of slowing down.
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.
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.
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.
CHICAGO - The president of Chicago State University is taking a big pay cut to comply with a new state law aimed at reducing Illinois' massive pension shortfall.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina high school students who don't plan to go to college should be able to choose courses that are more practical than algebra II or English literature, the state's superintendent of schools says.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska parents could soon have the ability to take a pay raise and keep their child care subsidy.
SALT LAKE CITY - A proposal that would increase Salt Lake City's hotel space - making more room for outdoor gear shows, conferences and the crowds they bring - is advancing in the state Legislature.
DENVER - State lawmakers opposed to Colorado's landmark Taxpayer Bill of Rights won another legal victory Friday as the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled their lawsuit challenging the law can proceed.
PHILADELPHIA - A lawyer and the former township supervisor of Doylestown in Bucks County will spend 18 months in federal prison for his role in a mortgage fraud scam that preyed on homeowners facing foreclosure.
FORT PAYNE, Alabama - A prosecutor said Friday he will show that former Alabama Senate leader Lowell Barron gave $58,000 in campaign funds to campaign aide Rhonda Jill Johnson to help her pay a debt to him and a credit card company.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A New Mexico judge has issued a $3.2 million judgment against Wells Fargo & Co. for foreclosing on a man's home after his death, even though he had a purchased an insurance policy through the bank that would have paid the remaining balance on his mortgage.
WASHINGTON - Consumers increased their borrowing in January on autos and student loans but cut back on their credit card use.
CHICAGO - A website that offers Illinois consumers more information about insurance costs could help address widespread confusion about choosing a plan on the government sites that are a cornerstone of President Barack Obama's health care law.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's goal of enacting a bill cutting and repealing taxes by next Friday appears unlikely to be met.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - The number of Minnesota home owners who owe more on their mortgages than their house is worth has declined.