Twenty-four states declined to sign a settlement agreement offered by Purdue Pharma LP, arguing that lawsuits against its owners, the Sackler family, should not be stopped.
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Nearly one-third of the $1.97 trillion collected by state governments in fiscal year 2017 came from the federal government, the second-largest source of states’ revenue, according to an updated fiscal analysis of all 50 states by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
Whether students are in school or on summer break, the future of public education funding is always a major topic in the national conversation. In May 2019, the U.S. Census Bureau released the updated Public Elementary-Secondary Education Finance Data for fiscal year 2017. According to the survey, total educational revenue for public elementary and secondary schools in the U.S. was $694 billion in 2017, representing an overall increase from $671 billion in 2016.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is putting pressure on the federal government to release disaster aid.
A tax policy analyst said Illinois lawmakers might want to reevaluate state and local taxes after a federal judge tossed a suit filed by other high-tax states over a federal cap on state and local tax deductions.
Western states dominate the top spots in a recent report ranking each states’ economic momentum.
Last week, the United States Senate was in a state work period, which gave me an opportunity to spend some time back home with the people for …