Headlines: California, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina , Pennsylvania, Washington, Louisiana, Montana, Virginia
The latest news from State Budget Solutions, including commentary from Bob Williams. Tweet #SBSBob to talk about state budget and pension headlines throughout the nation.
Headlines: California, Idaho, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina , Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington
Welcome to the NEW Williams Report! Take a look at the top headlines from this week, provided by State Budget Solutions. And don't forget to tweet with Bob's signature-- #SBSBob!
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Headlines: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming
On June 11, Carl Graham, director of the Coalition for Self-Government in the West (CSG-W), told an audience at Americans for Tax Reform that the financial future of the western United States is being jeopardized by federal ownership over large swaths of land.
Tammy Wynette counsels you to “Stand By Your Man,” but it’s doubtful she would tell some Mississippi state legislators to stand by their budget voting record.
Virginia Republicans snatched control of the state Senate on Monday, immediately ending a budget stalemate by pushing Democrats to agree to pass a spending plan without Medicaid expansion, Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s top priority.
David Beckham might be one of sports’ most well-paid athletes, but that doesn’t mean he’s above asking for taxpayer money for his pet project.
Headlines: Oklahoma, North Carolina , South Carolina, Indiana
Multiple state efforts to repeal the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) have culminated in success in recent weeks.
Headlines: South Carolina
Gov. Nikki Haley called for doing away with the state income tax as a means of promoting economic development in South Carolina.
"The crisis is that if we don't tackle this issue, we are going to have either massive tax increases, or we're going to have layoffs of our police and fire personnel," Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said. "And the No. 1 job of local government is public safety."