Whitmer vetoes tax breaks related to virus-related expenses
Jun. 25, 2021 05:51 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed two bills Friday that would let businesses seek refunds for taxes paid on personal protective equipment,...
GOP-led Arizona Legislature OK's $1.9B income tax cut
By Jonathan J. Cooper And Bob Christie Jun. 24, 2021 04:53 PM EDT
Michigan bill to end extra unemployment benefit faces veto
By David Eggert Jun. 24, 2021 02:00 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican lawmakers voted Thursday to stop a $300 weekly federal supplement that is added to unemployed workers' benefits in Michigan,...
N. Carolina bill ending extra $300 benefits heads to Cooper
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 23, 2021 06:25 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina would end offering supplemental benefits from the federal government to the state's unemployed in roughly a month under...
Hawaii governor may veto teacher bonuses, hotel tax overhaul
By Audrey Mcavoy Jun. 21, 2021 10:12 PM EDT
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Monday he may veto 28 bills passed by the Legislature this year, including measures that would award bonuses to...
Today in History
By The Associated Press Jun. 20, 2021 12:00 AM EDT
Today in History Today is Sunday, June 20, the 171st day of 2021. There are 194 days left in the year. This is Father’s Day. Summer begins...
Evers vetoes bill increasing eligibility for voucher program
Jun. 18, 2021 04:15 PM EDT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers on Friday vetoed a bill that would have opened the door to more children going to private school using a voucher paid for...
NC election bills unlikely to become laws after Senate votes
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 16, 2021 07:56 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Senate Republicans pushed a trio of election measures through their chamber on Wednesday, including one that would prohibit...
Ballot drive targets Michigan law that underpins virus rules
By David Eggert Jun. 14, 2021 02:33 PM EDT
Pennsylvania Republicans eye referendums to get past vetoes
By Marc Levy Jun. 14, 2021 11:00 AM EDT
State board ordered to OK bill to end emergency powers law
By David Eggert Jun. 11, 2021 01:39 PM EDT
Watchdog warns of aid disaster in Syria; shelling kills 11
By Sarah El Deeb Jun. 10, 2021 12:43 PM EDT
Louisiana session ends in flurry of tax and financial votes
By Melinda Deslatte Jun. 10, 2021 09:57 AM EDT
Lawmakers look to extend waivers under disaster declaration
By Marc Levy Jun. 09, 2021 05:43 PM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature appeared Wednesday to back off a wholesale end to the governor’s pandemic disaster...
Wisconsin Legislature votes to end extra unemployment
By Scott Bauer And Todd Richmond Jun. 08, 2021 11:33 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Texas
By The Associated Press Jun. 07, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Houston Chronicle. June 3, 2021. Editorial: Failure to lead - the 2021 Texas Legislature in a nutshell If there were...
Analysis: Many issues settled as session reaches final days
By Melinda Deslatte Jun. 06, 2021 04:10 PM EDT
Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Evers launches bid for second term
By Scott Bauer Jun. 05, 2021 08:55 PM EDT
Whitmer vetoes bill to exempt graduations from crowd limits
By David Eggert Jun. 03, 2021 03:21 PM EDT
DeSantis signs $101.5B Florida budget after vetoing $1.5B
By Brendan Farrington Jun. 02, 2021 12:53 PM EDT
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a $101.5 billion budget Wednesday after vetoing $1.5 billion, including $1 billion in...