OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker who leads the Legislature's Education Committee unveiled a new proposal Thursday intended to provide more sustainable and predictable funding for K-12 public schools while lowering property taxes.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Only one company responded to a call by Idaho lawmakers seeking a third-party to appraise federal land in real-time to find out how much money the state would get paid in property taxes if the land were privately held.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s fast-growing tax collections have some Republican lawmakers looking to push through tax cuts during the upcoming legislative session even as that move faces skepticism.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are proposing financial relief for Atlantic City's casinos to help them continue to recover from the coronavirus pandemic by exempting two of the industry's fastest-growing revenue streams from calculations on how much the casinos should pay the city.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A lawsuit that could result in drastic changes to how Pennsylvania funds public education goes to trial Friday in a Harrisburg courtroom, seven years after a handful of the state’s districts first went to court to challenge a system they consider unfair.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With Indiana’s state tax collections surging, a top Republican legislator is looking at possible significant changes to the state sales tax and cutting property taxes for some businesses.
Voters in Virginia Beach have approved one of the larger bonds in the U.S. to pay for infrastructure projects to guard against rising seas and intensifying hurricanes, suggesting that more Americans are finally willing to spend tax dollars to adapt to climate change.
ESSEX, Vt. (AP) — Voters in the Village of Essex Junction have approved separating from the town of Essex and becoming an independent municipality in a landmark vote.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers are seeking technology companies to appraise federal land in real-time to find out how much money lawmakers say the federal government should be paying the state in property taxes if the land were privately owned.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — In the closing hours of New Jersey's campaign for governor, Democratic incumbent Phil Murphy is traveling the state touting the progressive accomplishments during his first term and Republican Jack Ciattarelli is also on tour railing against high property taxes and mask mandates in schools.
Napa Realtor Judy Naimo explains new tax benefits that may allow you to move without big tax increases.
Governments that have built their budget strategy around property tax and sales tax increases could have long-term financial problems, says former Ventura Mayor William Fulton says.
While most states rely heavily on three sources of taxes, many of the lowest-tax states for residents generate tax revenue in ways that do not financially burden those residents in a direct way.
There are other bold proposals that can lay the foundation for a just recovery while generating billions for our schools and local services.
California's signature property tax law may be more vulnerable than it looked this election, columnist Tom Elias says.
Depending on local tax rates and home values, property taxes can account for a substantial portion of housing costs. Living in a high-tax state has become increasingly more expensive.
SACRAMENTO — Election Day arrived Tuesday in California with a huge number of votes already cast.
Letters: Vote Yes on Proposition 15 to correct a historic wrong.
California's Proposition 19 refights old battles as it alters laws governing property tax assessments, columnist Dan Walters says.