Maryland retains dismal business tax climate ranking

By   /  October 31, 2014  /  Business, Jobs + Growth, Maryland, State Government, Taxes, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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Maryland remains one of the worst states in the nation for business tax climate, according to the Tax Foundation’s 2015 Business Tax Climate.

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NM congresswoman joins billionaire’s anti-Herbalife crusade

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  Business, Congress, Federal Government, Finances, New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, News, Power Abuse  /  No Comments

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A spokesman for Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., says she called for an investigation into Herbalife because of allegations the company targets Hispanics.

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New Jersey has worst business tax climate

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  Business, Economy, Jobs + Growth, New Jersey, Taxes, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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The Tax Foundation has released its State Business Tax Climate Index, and New Jersey is at the bottom.

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State tax rankings loom large in blue state governors’ races

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  Business, Economy, Elections, Issues, News, Politics & Elections, Taxes, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Blue state governors are fighting for their jobs as voters on both sides of the political spectrum appear willing to consider Republican challengers. Newly released state tax rankings may help explain why.

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Nevada taxi cartel teams with regulators, attorney general to shoot down Uber launch

By   /  October 28, 2014  /  Business, Government Regulation, Jobs + Growth, Nevada, State Government, transportation, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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Nevada Taxicab Authority officials cited Uber drivers and the AG obtained a court order to stop the company from offering its innovative service in Nevada.

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Economic uncertainty grows as IBM pays $1.5 billion to leave Vermont

By   /  October 21, 2014  /  Business, Economy, Jobs + Growth, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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IBM became the latest company to exit Vermont as Big Blue announced Monday it will pay Abu Dhabi-owned GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion take its money-losing Essex Junction semiconductor business off its hands.

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