MuniLand Snaps: February 27, 2012
Via the OK Policy blog:
Is Texas beating Oklahoma because it lacks an income tax? That’s been a common argument made by proponents of eliminating Oklahoma’s personal income tax. But a new animated video from OK Policy busts the myths about our rivals to the south.
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SEC: Broker-dealer overseer to collect fee to fund government accounting standard setter
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The Tennessean: Governor Haslam: “Tennesseans expect us to do more with less”
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The Republic: Glendale cuts social programs to make payments on professional hockey team