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- It's your choice: Pay more taxes for schools or jails? Pedersen, Ann-Eve // Inside Tucson Business;5/3/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 49, p21
In this article the author discusses the importance of Proposition 100 which will raise sale taxes to support schools in Arizona. She believes that if Proposition 100 fails, inmates will be transferred to county jails by the Department of Corrections because the state will reduce prison funding....
- Arkansas. // Governing;Mar2008, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p41
The article examines the performance of fundamental areas of government management in the state of Arkansas as of March 2008. It cites that Governor Mike Beebe sponsored legislation that modified the bonus payments to permanent merit increases. It notes that the state has augmented funding for...
- Construction industry finds crime does pay. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;8/8/94, Vol. 233 Issue 6, p6
Reports on the prison construction program of the administration of President Bill Clinton. Creation of a Violent Crime Reduction Trust Fund; Distribution formula for funding state facilities.
- Texas prisons hope to save $1M on utilities. // Corrections Today;Dec95, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p27
Reports on the savings on prison utility bills that Texas prisons hope to get as a result of a grant from the State Energy Conservation Office. Estimated total of government purchases for utilities annually; Percentage of spending used for electricity and natural gas.
- June taxable sales in Nevada fall by 0.3 percent. Edwards, John G. // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);9/6/2010, Vol. 27 Issue 36, pP13
The article reports on the decline in Nevada's taxable sales for June 2010, as compared to its June 2009 figures.
- Oklahoma County Seeks Voter Approval for Sales Tax Hike to Pay for Jail. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;3/14/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31593, p4
Reports on the plans of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to put the request for a sales tax increase on vote in May 2003. Utilization of the increased revenue; Amount of annual sales tax expected to increase; Concerns over the use of sales tax revenue generated by the increase.
- Legislature extends deadline. // Journal of Business (10756124);3/21/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 7, pA2
Reports the extension of the deadline of the sales-tax credit for convention-center construction in Spokane, Washington.
- Tax and spend: A plan for real retail revival. Cappo, Joe // Crain's Chicago Business;2/3/97, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p8
Focuses on the experiment conducted in New York City's clothing retail industry by removing the sales tax. Contention that the experiment was successful; Examination of retail sales in Chicago; Description of Chicago politicians look at life; Reasons why a sales tax is a positive way of raising...
- Antitax vote in California sends signal nationwide. Wood, Daniel B. // Christian Science Monitor;6/29/95, Vol. 87 Issue 150, p1
Discusses implications of a vote by Orange County of California in June 1995 against a sales tax increase proposed by the government for the county's bailout. Details about the decision; Reactions to the Orange County vote.