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  • GOP Lawmakers Push to Make It Harder to Raise State Taxes

    Republican state lawmakers are taking preemptive action to make it harder for Democrats to raise taxes and enact a progressive agenda if they score big election victories this year. The Washington...

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    Here’s Who’s Winning the War Over Obamacare

    The years-long battles over Obamacare aren’t over yet, but one clear winner has emerged, writes Joanne Kenen at Politico. Health-care consultants are reaping a bonanza. The ingredients are ripe for...

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    State and Local Employment Still Lags

    State and local governments have fewer employees than they did before the recession, Bloomberg reports . Rising steadily since it bottomed out in 2014, employment at local governments is just .01...

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    Trump Administration Freezes Obamacare Payments

    The Trump administration announced Saturday that it will freeze billions of dollars in payments to insurance companies participating in the federal health program established by the Affordable Care...

  • Could California’s Gas-Tax Battle Decide Who Controls Congress?

    California lawmakers last year passed a 12-cent gasoline tax to fund a campaign to fix the state’s roads and bridges. Now, The New York Times’ Adam Nagourney reports, a ballot measure to repeal the...