Obamacare repeal-and-replace efforts revived
Greg Bishop | April 20, 2017
Efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare are gaining new momentum in Washington D.C. weeks after House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., pulled a replacement bill from the floor after it failed to gain enough Republican support. U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, said he has been asked by the White House to revive plans to change the nation’s health […]
Virginia’s top headlines: April 20
Watchdog News | April 20, 2017
The Virginian-Pilot: 2 Virginia Beach council members propose budget with no tax increases Residents looking for relief from flooding without paying more in taxes have at least two champions on the City Council. Council members John Moss and Jessica Abbott have come up with an alternative to City Manager Dave Hansen’s proposed budget, which calls […]
Florida residents pay 6th lowest state taxes; some say burden can be still be lowered
Carrie Salls | April 20, 2017
By Carrie Salls – Watchdog.org contributor TALLAHASSEE – Florida residents have the sixth lowest state tax burden in the U.S., according to a recent WalletHub report. “Florida has the sixth lowest total tax burden at 6.79 percent mostly because the state has no income tax,” WalletHub analyst Jill Gonzalez said. “One of the advantages is that […]