The Arizona state Senate Commerce and Public Safety Committee is considering a bill to enter the state into an interstate compact prohibiting the “use of taxpayer dollars for private professional sports stadiums and facilities” in participating states.
The American Cancer Society’s (ACS) board of directors issued a new position statement on e-cigarettes, stating the products are “less harmful than smoking cigarettes” and recommending “clinicians support all attempts to quit.
The Federal National Mortgage Association, a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) commonly referred to as Fannie Mae, is asking the U.S. Treasury Department for $3.7 billion in taxpayer money to offset the effect of accounting changes.
The Alabama state Senate Committee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Development is considering a bill that would require the state’s Medicaid agency to verify whether recipients are eligible to receive those benefits.
Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, White House Special Advisor Kellyanne Conway said the tax reform package passed by congressional Republicans and signed into law by President Donald Trump will increase business investment.
Whether states can require out-of-state businesses to collect and remit sales taxes to the government on purchases made by in-state consumers will be determined by the U.S. Supreme Court in its current session.
The Kentucky state Senate State and Local Government Committee is considering a bill to enroll new government employees in a hybrid “cash balance” pension program in which employee retirement benefits are accrued in individual retirement accounts.