The Capitol Beat: April 7, 2016

Finance Committee Calls it a Day, Approves Tax, Bond Other Revenue-related Proposals The Legislature’s Finance Committee today approved, along party lines, a proposed 2017 tax package that would support the budget approved by the Appropriations Committee yesterday. However, as many pointed out, the package does not include enough revenue to patch the entire deficit – …
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The Capitol Beat: March 23-27, 2015

The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another.  The difference between is sometimes as great as a month. – Henry Van Dyke Work Winding Down in All but a Handful of Committees; Appropriations and Finance Committees Continue Efforts to Craft 2016-17 Balanced Budget Despite Stiff Headwinds The Legislature’s …
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The Capitol Beat: March 17-21, 2014

From Gaffney, Bennett & Associates March 10, 2014—March 14, 2014 Bill Increasing Cap on Urban-Industrial Tax Credits Clears Commerce The Commerce Committee this week approved a pared down version of a measure that would increase the cap on Urban and Industrial Tax Credits from a total of $650 million to $800 million.  As amended, the …
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