400 new jobs, low unemployment bad news for Walker-hating left

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Governor, News, Politics & Elections, State Budgets, State Government, Wisconsin  /  1 Comment

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Candy-maker Haribo plans to spend $242 million building a plant in Kenosha County in an economic development deal expected to create 400 jobs/

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Senators get up to speed on medical marijuana sticking points

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Florida, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

Wednesday’s Health Policy Committee workshop served to catch up the members on the controversial parts of Amendment 2 roll-out.

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Vermont DMV’s digital motor-vehicle inspection program passes first week

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  News, State Government, Transportation, Vermont  /  No Comments

Vermont joined the Digital Age this week, at least when it came to performing high-tech, motor-vehicle inspections. Monday served as the kick off day for the state’s Automated Vehicle Inspection Program.

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Travis County sheriff cannot verify release of criminal illegals

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Criminal Justice, Federal government, Immigration, News, State Government, Texas  /  No Comments

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says 142 charged suspects on requested immigration detainers were released from the Travis County jail.

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Lawmakers aim to create jobs by cutting occupational licensing red-tape

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Florida, Legislature, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

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Florida as the fourth most restrictive state in the country with respect to occupational licensing regulations, says the Institute for Justice.

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Utah will likely have to reveal terms of its voluntary sales tax deal with Amazon

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Crony Capitalism, Economy, Mississippi, News, Open Records, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes, Transparency, Utah  /  No Comments

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Utah officials ruled that the state will have to reveal terms of its voluntary sales tax deal made with Amazon last week.

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