Cities and states that lean on sales and income tax to operate have taken a hit

Apr 15, 2020
A place like Columbus, Ohio, relies on income tax for 75% of its revenue.
With much of the economy shutdown and more and more people out of work, cities and states aren’t collecting as much in taxes.
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The U.S. is relaxing rules for medical professionals working across state lines

Both the states and federal government are lowering the barriers to physicians and nurses practicing in other states.
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Budget standoffs in three states result in government shutdowns

Jul 3, 2017
Illinois isn't the only state with budget woes.
A view of the New Jersey State House, the area's capitol building.
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