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Archive: April 15, 2016

April is Mathematics Awareness Month. (cphdra/morguefile)

HELENA, Mont. - Did you know that the spiral patterns in the center of a sunflower follow a famous mathematical sequence? Or that the number seven is humanity's favorite number? April is Mathematics Awareness Month, a time to appreciate the wonders of a subject that is embedded in our daily lives. ...Read More

Del. Matthew Rohrbach, R-Cabell County, says a state EITC could make West Virginia more appealing for employers by rebuilding the state workforce. (Dan Heyman)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Some Republican lawmakers say a state Earned Income Tax Credit would add jobs by rebuilding West Virginia's workforce. The EITC is a line on federal tax forms that rewards work by low-income families. About half of states also have a state EITC. Del. Matthew Rohrbach, R-Cabell C ...Read More

A new coalition plans to highlight the impact of budget cuts across the state. (Ad Meskens/Wikimedia Commons)

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania needs new tax revenue to fund critical state programs, according to a new coalition launched this week. Pennsylvania's Choice includes education, human-services and environmental groups. Susan Spicka, director of Education Voters of Pennsylvania, said the group will b ...Read More

Research suggests legal offshore tax havens are costing U.S. taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars a year. (U.S. PIRG and Citizens for Tax Justice)

RICHMOND, Va, - Between the Panama Papers and the tax deadlines, a lot of Americans are wondering if their tax bills would be smaller if everyone paid their share. Nearly three-quarters of all Fortune 500 companies use legal techniques to hide their income overseas and cut their tax bills, accordin ...Read More

Shannon Laun, an attorney with the Connecticut Fund for the Environment, speaks at a news conference this week in opposition to the diversion of RGGI funds. (CT Fund for the Environment)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Gov. Dannel Malloy wants to restore money for renewable-energy programs in the state budget. In its efforts to close the budget gap, the General Assembly's Finance Committee proposed taking $22 million from Connecticut's participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative an ...Read More

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