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Trump tax revelations point to disparity in nation's tax system; Pelosi and Mnuchin make last-ditch effort at pandemic relief.

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Archive: March 7, 2011

DENVER - Legalizing civil unions could mean big budget bucks for Colorado. That's the finding from a recent study by the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law. The study predicts that Colorado will benefit to the tune of nearly $5 million over three years if same-sex civil unions are recogniz ...Read More

DENVER - Colorado seniors - like other Americans over age 50 - are worried about the future, and they're willing to pay more taxes to ensure basic social services. Those are among findings of a new survey sponsored by AARP. The study also found that seven in 10 Coloradans think it's very important ...Read More

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Amazon has successfully fended off state tax collectors for 16 years. The question now is, will Tennessee allow the company a tax advantage in order to build jobs in the state? The battle has entered a new stage as Amazon is building a distribution center in southeast Tennessee's ...Read More

LANSING, Mich. - There's concern that Michigan's working poor and those in poverty will lose cash and access to some health care programs if both Gov. Snyder and Congress get approval on their proposed budgets. Michigan families could lose the state's Earned Income Tax Credit, which equates to an av ...Read More

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Staying healthy is the top concern for Missourians aged 50 and older, and that concern outpaces all others by a wide margin (98 percent), according to a new AARP survey recently released. Craig Eichelman, senior state director for AARP Missouri, says older Missourians are also v ...Read More

AUGUSTA, Maine - It was passed in 2008, formally adopted in 2010 and is still being gradually implemented, but Maine's "green-conscious" Building and Energy Code is now the target of some eight legislative efforts to weaken it - or repeal it altogether. Despite evidence that it will save the average ...Read More

CONCORD, N.H. - According to the Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF), between 700 and 800 children live in foster homes in New Hampshire. Many studies point to a correlation between economic stress and increased substance abuse, neglect and abuse in families - the primary reasons child ...Read More

SEATTLE - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker may be facing off against his state's workers over the budget crunch, but in Washington state, a new report says there's no need for that. It also reinforces President Obama's recent advice to governors to not blame state employees, or their unions, for the stat ...Read More

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