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As tax time approaches, New Mexicans are leaving between $76 million and $136 million with the IRS that could be claimed by low-income families ...Read More
A blueprint for Ohio's economy released today calls on the incoming governor and state lawmakers to make key investments in education, ...Read More
A new poll shows Washington voters are crying foul over proposed plans to use tax dollars to build a new stadium for the Seattle Sonics. Over half ...Read More
There's some good and bad news in the just-released 2006 South Dakota Kids Count Factbook, which tracks the well-being of South Dakota kids. Carole ...Read More
The first woman speaker of the U.S. House has been sworn in. The Minnesota House is also now headed by a woman. That's a big deal, according to ...Read More
Washington's minimum-wage workers got a 30 cent an hour cost-of-living increase beginning this week, giving the state the best minimum wage in the ...Read More
A proposed state law would help put Wisconsin-grown food on your dinner table. The "Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin" initiative unveiled today would ...Read More
The 110th U.S. Congress convenes today, and for the first time in over a decade, it will be under Democratic leadership with a lot of new faces ...Read More
The minimum wage in Oregon increased 30 cents an hour this week, thanks to voter approved cost-of-living increases. A new report from the Oregon ...Read More
Governor Pawlenty and other statewide officeholders were sworn in yesterday and today the new Minnesota legislature goes to work. Senate DFL ...Read More
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