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People looking to save a little on their tax bills in 2014 should move to Wyoming or South Dakota.Read More →
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By Mark Lagerkvist │ New Jersey Watchdog
TRENTON — Fifty-one of New Jersey‘s top county cops are double-dipping from public coffers, pocketing millions in pension cash in addition to their paychecks.
A New Jersey Watchdog investigation found that 17 county sheriffs and 34 undersheriffs collectively receive $9.1 million a year — $3.7 million in retirement pay plus [...]
By Len Lazarick | Maryland Reporter
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland is still the undisputed U.S. champion, when it comes to drawing sprawling, weirdly shaped congressional districts, according to a soon-to-be-released national study.
Maryland has the least compact congressional districts in the nation, based on four mathematical tools for compactness, Azavea, a geographic information services firm in Philadelphia, plans [...]