By Steve Doty | 08/28/14 08:54 AM
Corbett had gotten closer in recent polls, but Thursday's release shows the Democrat Wolf with 49 percent and the incumbent governor with 24 percent.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/27/14 08:23 PM
Updated CBO projections of the US economy predict a future of slower growth and lower productivity.
By Sean Lengell | 08/27/14 06:18 PM
Many say lawmakers are missing an opportunity to trim pork, waste and duplicative services from the budget.
08/27/14 09:00 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown reached a bipartisan deal with state lawmakers Wednesday on a proposal to expand California's tax credit for Hollywood film productions, offering $330 million a year in credits to producers through a competitive bidding process. The tax credit program...
08/27/14 08:00 PM
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's taxable sales rose 4.7 percent in June compared with the same month a year ago, led by an 8 percent gain in Clark County and a 7.3 percent increase in Washoe County. The Nevada Department of Taxation said Wednesday that taxable sales totaled nearly $3.1 billion in...
08/27/14 06:15 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Republican Bruce Rauner's proposal to dump a temporary state income tax increase would cost public schools $4 billion a year and lead to 28,000 teacher layoffs, the rival campaign for Illinois governor said Wednesday. Paul Vallas, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's running...
By Michael Barone | 08/27/14 05:40 PM
"The tax system should be simplified and work for all Americans with lower individual and corporate tax rates and fewer brackets." That's from the Obama administration's 2009 proposals for tax reform, straight from whitehouse.gov.
By Washington Examiner | 08/27/14 05:04 PM
A simple change in how its members can hold their wealth is far a more promising reform than the fool's errand of sniping at formerly American companies as they flee.
By Rep. Diane Black | 08/27/14 03:33 PM
As many as 85 percent of Americans who signed up for Obamacare plans are receiving some sort of federal subsidies, putting them at financial risk down the road if their incomes are different than what they first estimated.
08/27/14 03:00 PM
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska voters have retained a new petroleum production tax system that offers hope of increased investment and jobs but drew criticism as a giveaway to already profitable oil companies. The state Division of Elections counted 17,721 absentee and early votes Tuesday,...
By Brian Hughes | 08/27/14 02:54 PM
"It would be a real shame if Republicans engaged in an effort to shut down the government over a common-sense solution [on immigration]," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/27/14 01:12 PM
The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to adopt two rules intended to prevent weak or fraudulent loans from being bundled into securities and sold to investors, including an overhaul of the way that rating agencies work.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/27/14 10:11 AM
This year the federal debt will be double what it was before the financial crisis, Congress' budget scorekeeper projected Wednesday morning.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/27/14 08:10 AM
Federal rules are scaring home lenders from making loans to anyone without excellent credit, a dynamic that top economic policymakers say is holding back the nation's economic recovery.
08/27/14 05:00 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — Seven health centers in the Chicago area are receiving a total of $1.7 million in funding for construction and renovation projects. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois announced the funding Tuesday. The money comes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and is...
By Byron York | 08/31/14
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