Florida Republicans Focus on Tax Cuts, Education

BY: - February 2, 1999

As Republicans take over Florida government for the first time since Reconstruction, the talk is all of tax cuts and education. The GOP now controls both houses of the legislature, the governor’s office and the elected state cabinet a first for any southern state. It is out to make a good impression, and ready to […]

Three States Buck Tide by Eyeing Tax Hikes

BY: - January 19, 1999

At a time when governors and legislators across the nation are swimming in surplus revenue and striving to outdo each other in fashioning politically attractive tax cuts, Alaska, West Virginia and Maryland are going against the tide by considering significant tax hikes. In the most noteworthy case, Alaska Governor Tony Knowles, a Democrat, is mulling […]