Top New Jersey lawmaker proposes raising business tax rates
TRENTON >> New Jersey businesses earning more than $1 million would see their corporate tax rates go up, with proceeds going toward school funding under a proposal Senate President Steve Sweeney unveiled Tuesday
Alna’s new property tax rate is down nearly 10 percent from last year, for a difference that will drop a bill on a $100,000 home by $220. Selectmen set the rate Sept. 23, delivering on their prediction of a drop after the town hiked its values for...
Here's why Fort Collins' broadband budget includes $610,000 for new art
The cost and nature of Fort Collins' broadband effort has city council re-examining how it should work with the popular Art in Public Places program.
Why county leaders want to keep the property tax rate at $3.07, even if it comes in lower
Durrett says he wants growth to pay for itself without adding debt
New trail guide includes McDowell route
Hiking North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST) just got easier with publication of a set of guides that literally describe every twist and turn along the 1,100-mile route from the Great
What should Framingham's new city seal include?
FRAMINGHAM — From the long-running heart study to which Framingham’s name is attached, to the historic brick buildings along Concord Street
Property value increases ‘startled’ even county leaders. Soon, they’ll decide tax rate.
How much will property taxes be in Mecklenburg County? Commission members are working on setting a new tax rate, in light of different budget priorities and the revaluation that’s set new property values throughout the county.
Commentary: Economists don't know what the top tax rate should be
When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Democrats' new star in the House of Representatives, suggested that the top marginal tax rate on incomes of more than $10 million should be as high
Raising State Income Tax Rates at the Top a Sensible Way to Fund Key Investments
Evidence indicates it can generate substantial revenue for public investments that boost a state’s productivity in the long run, without harming economic growth in the short term.
Lamont education ideas may include small school district consolidation
BRIDGEPORT - Short term, the Lamont Administration should launch a quality rating system for preschools, improve the delivery of so-called STEM instruction, and launch low-cost loan and scholarship program tied to science, technology, engineering and math fields Long-term recommendations range from committing to funding the state's Education Cost Sharing Grant at statutory levels to establishing a minimum school district size, which over time would require small…
Dallas ISD approved teacher raises, lower tax rate, but what does that mean for teachers,...
Flush with an influx of new state money, the Dallas school board has approved a budget that includes a salary bump for teachers and a cut in its...
New Iraqi archbishop: Rebuilding of Mosul must include hearts and minds
The new Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Mosul, Iraq, faces a challenge of rebuilding, but not just structurally. What is also needed, he said, is a rebuilding of minds, hearts, coexistence and peace. ...
Golden Globe nominees include 10 with New Mexico connections
'Hell or High Water,' 'Better Call Saul' among contenders
After the fall: How to take advantage of lower rates
NEW YORK (AP) - So much for those worries about rising interest rates Just a few months ago, rising rates were bearing down on everyone from home buyers to stock investors after the Federal Reserve put through seven quarter-point increases in 2017 and 2018. But some rates began easing early this year after the Fed opened the door to a "patient" approach to further rate increases. On Wednesday, the central bank surprised the market when it said it may not raise rates at…
Let’s Make Sure Our New Smart Homes Also Include Transparency
There are some crucial questions that need answering.