| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:29 PM
In a classic "Seinfeld" episode, the ever-hapless George Costanza decides it's time to change his strategy. "Every decision that I've ever made in my entire life has been wrong. My life is the complete opposite of everything I've wanted to be."
| Jan 4, 2013
Two years ago on their night of infamy, 1/11/11, General Assembly Democrats — and exclusively Democrats — voted to raise the Illinois personal income tax rate by 67 percent. Many Illinoisans have been furious about that sop to chronic...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 7:20 PM
As taxation and other costs go up in California, one place is looking better and better: Walla Walla.
Moving to the eastern Washington town of some 32,000 — where you can rent a mansion for $2,500 a month, have a short commute and not pay state...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 7:30 PM
With state income taxes rising and the federal government's “fiscal cliff” looming, La Cañada school officials have agreed not to place a parcel tax before La Cañada Flintridge voters next year.
La Cañadans currently pay $150 per parcel to...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 6:55 AM
New York -- Actor Stephen Baldwin was arrested Thursday on a charge of failing to file New York state personal income tax returns for three years, according to a statement released by the Rockland County district attorney's office.
According to the...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:55 PM
If you talk with the “Yes on 38” campaign, they will tell you that your tax dollars will go towards educating children not towards Sacramento, but critics argue that Californians are already taxed enough.
By voting for Proposition 38, you&...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:42 PM
In recent years, California's education budget has taken more than $20 billion in cuts. Anyone who claims wasteful spending is the only problem isn't seeing the entire picture.
We have a revenue problem too. According to Education Weekly, California...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:05 PM
Obamacare, same-sex marriage and marijuana legalization dominated the hot-button ballot initiatives before voters in a number of states on Tuesday.
A key component of President Barack Obama's signature health care reform law is on the line in a...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Taxes. Now there's a word that's sure to get the blood flowing.
Although perennially a subject for discussion, it seems that it's become more a part of our national and state and even local discourse over the past few months.
So, always interested in...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 6:46 AM
Mitt Romney's Friday release of some tax documents came after months of pressure on the Republican candidate to make public more of his financial picture.
Republicans urging further release hoped additional documents would put the issue of what Romney...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 11:22 AM
Mitt Romney made $13.7 million last year and paid $1.94 million in federal income taxes, giving him an effective tax rate of 14.1 percent, his campaign said Friday.
His effective tax rate was up slightly from the 13.9 percent rate he paid in 2010.
| Oct 24, 2011
| 1:03 PM
Republican White House contender Herman Cain, his candidacy under increased scrutiny and heightened criticism as he has moved to the top of some national polls, said today his willingness to admit mistakes is a presidential quality.
“The thing that...