By Justin Jouzapavicius | 03/17/14 09:09 AM
The day after Dewey Bartlett Jr. won a second term as Tulsa mayor last year, he was asked about the estimated $6.4 million budget shortfall the city was dealing with at the time. Bartlett replied then that he thought Oklahoma's second-largest city could manage its way out of the deficit hole...
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 02:15 PM
Democrats are accusing Republican Gov. Chris Christie of trying to create new taxes, for a change.
By Joseph Lawler | 03/14/14 11:38 AM
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., a potential 2016 presidential candidate, says Congress should hike taxes on families and small businesses making more than $1 million, then use the tax revenue to let debt-ridden students refinance their college loans.
By Paul Bedard | 03/13/14 09:02 AM
A new report funded by the Robert Wood Johnson foundation casts "serious doubt" on effort by nanny state legislators to curb obesity through tax increases on sweet sodas and energy drinks, finding in some cases that people simply shift to other sweets--and gain weight.
By Paul Bedard | 03/12/14 12:52 PM
Refundable tax credits, which already cost the federal government more than it spends to fund the Department of Education, are set to double to more than $200 billion a year once all of the Obamacare subsidies kick in, according to a new report from the independent Tax Foundation. The report...
By Seanna Adcox | 03/12/14 09:14 AM
Republicans say K-12 public schools are a big winner in the House budget plan approved late Tuesday, but Democrats criticized the plan as still not meeting the state's obligation to education.
By Melinda Deslatte | 03/12/14 09:11 AM
Lawmakers who began unraveling the details Tuesday of Gov. Bobby Jindal's $25 billion budget proposal learned they have more shortfalls to address this year before they piece together next year's spending plans.
By Associated Press | 03/11/14 08:47 AM
Ohio Gov. John Kasich is preparing to release details of an ambitious election-year policy document that addresses taxes and education and streamlines government services for the poor and unemployed.
By Justin Pritchard | 03/11/14 08:44 AM
With more trains and buses to take, and the appeal of using travel time for pursuits other than dodging traffic, Americans are taking greater advantage of a renaissance in public transit, according to a new report.
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