Editorial Roundup: Ohio
By The Associated Press Jun. 28, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
Cleveland Plain Dealer. June 27, 2021. Editorial: Ohio lawmakers should resist urge to score political points by cutting income tax ...
Walz says he'll give up COVID-19 emergency powers by Aug. 1
Jun. 26, 2021 12:01 PM EDT
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,...
WVU board OKs tuition hike, $1.1B budget for next year
Jun. 25, 2021 05:23 PM EDT
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University tuition is going up this fall, the school's Board of Governors decided on Friday as it also approved a budget...
Lawmakers vote to bank pandemic funds, boost schools funding
By Mark Scolforo Jun. 25, 2021 11:37 AM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state budget that dumps billions in federal coronavirus money into savings, boosts spending on education and provides aid to nursing...
Michigan House OKs big K-12 budget, pushes for July 1 deal
By David Eggert Jun. 24, 2021 10:24 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House overwhelmingly approved a $65 billion state spending plan and the release of billions in federal COVID-19 relief aid...
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
NH lawmakers approve $13.5 billion budget package
By Holly Ramer Jun. 24, 2021 04:36 PM EDT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Republican-led New Hampshire Legislature on Thursday passed a two-year state budget that includes not only $13.5 billion in spending...
Budgeteers hashing out ed funding, use of coronavirus money
By Mark Scolforo And Marc Levy Jun. 24, 2021 01:15 PM EDT
Auditor reviews how Kentucky spent virus-relief funds
Jun. 24, 2021 04:00 AM EDT
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky spent $1.4 billion of its share of federal pandemic aid passed in early 2020 and had $150 million left unspent through March of...
New Mexico receives $1.7B deposit in federal pandemic relief
By Morgan Lee Jun. 24, 2021 12:06 AM EDT
Delaware House approves budget bill for upcoming fiscal year
By Randall Chase Jun. 23, 2021 05:56 PM EDT
DOVER, Del. (AP) — House lawmakers on Wednesday approved a spending plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 that adds hundreds of millions of dollars to the...
Minnesota House passes $7 billion transportation budget bill
Jun. 23, 2021 05:56 PM EDT
Arizona GOP advances wish list on race, taxes, elections
By Jonathan J. Cooper And Bob Christie Jun. 23, 2021 05:40 PM EDT
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Senate passed a $12.8 billion budget for the coming fiscal year early Wednesday that contains massive income tax cuts after a...
Arizona Senate passes budget, tax cut after House Dems walk
By Jonathan J. Cooper And Bob Christie Jun. 22, 2021 08:29 PM EDT
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona House Democrats refused to show up at the Capitol on Tuesday, blocking debate on a budget and a major tax cut primarily benefiting the...
NJ lawmakers advance $46.4B budget, up 15% over last year
By Mike Catalini Jun. 22, 2021 04:53 PM EDT
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers advanced Tuesday a record $46.4 billion budget, a 15% increase over last year, boosting the state's public pension...
Nevada lawmakers OK spending federal relief funds
By Sam Metz Jun. 22, 2021 04:44 PM EDT
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers approved the transfer of $2.7 billion in federal coronavirus relief to a state account on Tuesday, paving the way for...
Panel OKs NC Senate budget bill; Dems pan policy provisions
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 22, 2021 03:20 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Senate Republicans pushed their North Carolina government budget proposal through the chamber's largest committee Tuesday, rejecting...
Whitmer: Expand tuition aid to 22K more frontline workers
By David Eggert Jun. 22, 2021 03:09 PM EDT
Deals on most budget bills take shape Minnesota Legislature
By Steve Karnowski Jun. 22, 2021 02:42 PM EDT