Illinois continues to struggle with its budget. The state’s most recent stopgap budget expired on December 31, 2016. To perhaps break up the political logjam, Illinois senators of both political parties have begun...
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CNN Asks How Much You Know about State Tax Policy
Yesterday we shared our new 2014 edition of our Facts & Figures: How Does Your State Compare? booklet. Just in time for Tax Season, the latest edition of this popular pocket-and purse-sized handbook contains the rates and rankings of all 50 states on 39 different measures of tax and fiscal policy.
CNN Money used Facts & Figures to put together a short 7-question online quiz on state tax policy. Check it out, and be sure to tweet or Facebook how many questions you get right! (I got a disappointing 4 out of 7.)
We're very appreciative for your support and for all the positive feedback we've received already on this year's Facts & Figures, which we have produced in some form since 1941. It's an important resource that gets attention: yesterday, 1,166 state legislators downloaded the booklet from the e-mail we sent them.
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