The new Pew Research Center and USA Today survey finds that there is broad public agreement of a growing gap between rich and poor, and over half of Americans surveyed – 54 percent – say they favor taxing the wealthy and corporations to expand programs for the poor.
Martin O’Malley proposed a $39 billion budget for Maryland on Wednesday that closes a shortfall.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday that factors which have kept the economy from accelerating appear to be abating, and he predicted stronger growth in 2014.
Virginia’s September tax collections finished up 2.6 percent over the same month last year, ending the state’s first fiscal quarter comfortably ahead of its budgeted growth forecast.
Looking to reverse a slide in new polls, Republican Ken Cuccinelli claimed Wednesday his Democratic foe in Virginia’s governor’s race, Terry McAuliffe, would run up at least $12 billion in new state spending in four years.
Virginia’s general tax collections dipped slightly in August thanks to a routine drop in collections of individual income taxes withheld from salaries and paychecks and a decline in sales tax receipts.
The pay gap between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America widened to a record last year.
Married same-sex couples will be treated the same as opposite -sex couples for tax purposes, the Obama administration announced Thursday — whether they come out ahead or not.
Virginia taxpayers owe $53,530 in lawyers’ bills to a private law firm that took over an investigation of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s gifts from a political donor and businessman.
Even the wealthiest Americans are not prepared for their future.