Congratulations Alabama, you’re tax free!Read More →
Republicans praised Wednesday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that will allow donors to give more money to more candidates, but some of those who track the money are wary of the change.Read More →
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins | Maryland Reporter
The Senate Finance Committee approved a $10.10 minimum wage for most Maryland workers, but extended the increases over the next four years, rather than three as the House of Delegates had done. The bill also ties the minimum wage to increased state reimbursement for disability support workers, who currently average [...]
By Johnny Kampis | Watchdog.org
CULLMAN, Ala. — It’s not your imagination. Sales taxes have gone up.
A recent report from the nonpartisan Washington, D.C.-based think tank Tax Foundation shows that Alabama has the sixth highest average sales tax burden in the United States at 8.51 percent.
The Yellowhammer State ranked eighth in the March 2013 study with an average [...]
A new study touts the positive effect of raising the federal minimum wage on reducing food-stamp participation, but historical evidence shows that may not prove true.Read More →