N.J. Governor Calls Senate Back in Session, Pushes for Corporate Tax Restructuring
- Corporate Tax Breaks Drive Student Debt. Bybee, Roger // Progressive;May2014, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p26
The article reports that the corporate tax breaks in the U.S. has led student in debt. Two-thirds of U.S. college students are under a debt load averagin 25,250 dollars in 2010. In Wisconsin, two-thirds of corporations now pay no state income taxes at all under Governor Scott Walker and the...
- States face $97 billion budget gap in next two years. // American City & County;Jan2009, Vol. 124 Issue 1, p14
The article discusses the "State Budget Update: November 2008" survey conducted by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). According to the survey, shrinking revenue from sales, personal and corporate income tax is to blame for lower state budgets. It found that states already face...
- Legislative immunity and city councils. Pollitt, Jeanine M. // Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Summer90, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p1049
Discusses the decision of the United States Supreme Court in `Spallone v. United States' relative to immunity of legislative bodies. Facts of the case; Constitutional issues involved; Enforcement of judicial orders to legislative bodies and government agencies; Separation of powers doctrine.
- Hill watch. // State Legislatures;Mar97, Vol. 23 Issue 3, Inside NCSL p2
Reports on developments related to legislatures in the United States as of March 1997. Includes elevation of Steve Seal as chief counsel in the office of Trent Lott; Additional members of National Conference of State Legislatures National Education Goals Panel; Implementation of health...
- Hooked on high-tech lawmaking. Boulard, Garry // State Legislatures;Apr97, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p12
Focuses on the use of electronic networks and laptop computers in several state legislative bodies in the United States. Cost of the technology and computer benefits accruing to lawmakers; Downside in the installation of the systems; Necessity of updating the systems; Proliferation of functions...
- Legislative basics. Chi, Keon S. // State Government News;Jan96, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p38
Reports on the diversity of state legislatures in the United States and how they have evolved from 1945 to 1995. Changes in state legislatures; Impact of term limits on these legislatures; Factors which have not changed in state legislatures; Notable areas of these bodies with the beginning of...
- The key players. Weissenstein, Eric // Modern Healthcare;12/9/96, Vol. 26 Issue 50, p45
Presents information on the Caucus elections of the leadership teams of Senate Republicans and Democrats in the United States, which come to term in Congress. Information on the leaders.
- Capitol Update. // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);10/ 5/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 40, p5
In this article, the author discusses the updates related to the First Called Special session of the 82nd Legislature in the U.S.
- Year-end legislative update. Ichniowski, Tom // Architectural Record;Dec1997, Vol. 185 Issue 12, p34
Presents information on the passing of a bill that will prevent a financial crisis in the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) department. Identification of the amount that their allotment was increased by; Identification of other bills passed by the 105th congress.