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When it comes to life's two guarantees, I find death less scary than taxes. Taxes, in fact, are so scary that they make me want alcohol. So is a margarita on a business trip as deductible as my hotel room? Sadly, no. That margarita is typically only 50%...
email@example.comWhen Del. Andrew A. Serafini, R-Washington, introduced a bill during the 2013 session of the Maryland General Assembly seeking to reduce the state’s corporate income tax from 8.25 percent to 4 percent, he suggested that his bill might be a way to...
The Hartford CourantTension is mounting at the state Capitol this week as legislators battle over Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposal for a budget that would take effect as he is running in his 2014 re-election campaign. The stakes are high for both Malloy and lawmakers...
The Hartford CourantEven if death and taxes are the only things certain in life, state legislators say they can never be certain about death taxes. With no crystal ball and no idea when spectacularly wealthy Connecticut residents might die, state officials make an educated...
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer"Sin taxes" on cigarettes have turned out to be the most effective weapon in the campaign to reduce smoking. Why not try it on Flamin' Hot Cheetos, vanilla Coke and Twinkies? With increasing vigor, public health experts and think tanks are calling for...
Tags: Health Care Reform (2009), Maine, England, Coca-Cola, Education
South Florida Sun-SentinelSasha Tefft had two loves ingrained in him since he was a kid: horses and South Florida. His life has included both, starting in Miami-Dade, moving to Broward and finally to Palm Beach County. But it's getting harder to combine the two in this region,...
Illinois' pension system was in precarious enough shape in 1994 that Democrats and Republicans came together to solve a crisis threatening the state's financial future. The agreement they forged was supposed to take politics out of pension funding by...
South Florida Sun-SentinelFor almost 20 years, Mara Giulianti proudly called herself "Hollywood's Full-Time Mayor." On Tuesday, city voters rejected her application for rehire. Longtime Commissioner Peter Bober soundly defeated Giulianti, 63, an iconic and often-criticized...
South Florida Sun-SentinelIn one YouTube video, an elderly woman in Pennsylvania explains how she lost her home because she couldn't afford her taxes. Cartoon characters in another clip mock a New Jersey city official for telling tax critics to move out of town. Florida is far...
Tags: New Jersey, M. Jodi Rell, Texas, Pennsylvania, South Carolina
Times Staff WriterPresident Bush rallied supporters up and down this swing state today as he emerged from a weeklong working vacation at his Texas ranch and began a campaign sprint to eight states that will take him to New York by Wednesday. Accompanied by former New York...
Tribune science reporterAs evidence that the nation's public health system has begun to make profound changes to deal with bioterrorism, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention point to something seemingly trivial: Some physicians have called in to report...
Sentinel Staff WriterFlorida property appraisers expect Gov. Jeb Bush to support their proposal to give tax relief to homeowners with hurricane damage, Orange County Property Appraiser Bill Donegan said Thursday. On a conference call with Lt. Gov. Toni Jennings and other...
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