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Monday May 4 | via TaxVox
Will cuts to a state's top income tax rate boost growth? Not necessarily. In a new TPC paper , Bill Gale, Aaron Krupkin, and Kim Rueben find little evidence linking state-level economic growth and taxes, especially income tax policy. Comment?
Apr 15, 2015 | via NOLA.com
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell speaks during the swearing in ceremony at the St. John the Baptist Parish Courthouse in Edgard on Monday, January 12, 2015. Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office will partner with the Louisiana Bar Foundation and several other organizations to offer a series of free workshops on mortgages and personal finance, the last of which will be held in Covington on April 30. The statewide financial education tour kicks off on April 22 in Shreveport and in Lake Charles. Comment?
Apr 14, 2015 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office will partner with the Louisiana Bar Foundation and several other organizations to offer a series of free workshops on mortgages and personal finance to Louisiana consumers. Caldwell is partnering with the Louisiana Bar Foundation, Louisiana Appleseed, Louisiana Legal Services, and the Louisiana Civil Justice Center, to offer "LMAP: Getting Your House in Order." Comment?
Mar 26, 2015 | via The Daily Advance
Lower unemployment, bankruptcies and foreclosures in March reduced the nation's economic stress to its lowest point this year, according to The Associated Press' monthly analysis of conditions around the country. More than 85 percent of the nation's 3,141 counties and every state but two - Louisiana and South Dakota - enjoyed better conditions in March than in February, the AP's Economic Stress Index showed. Comment?
Feb 14, 2015 | via The Advocate
His budgeting practices were savaged by national media from coast to coast . He received "three Pinocchios" - on a scale of four, meaning "significant factual error and/or obvious contradictions" - from The Washington Post on the way he spun budget figures. Comment?
7 min ago | via Edmonton Journal
A new and active multi-family dwelling construction site on the northeast corner of 127th Street and 106th Avenue on May 21, 2015. If you're an Edmontonian, you might be forgiven for wondering. Comment?
14 min ago | via Phoenix Real Estate Guy
The Phoenix real estate market has heated up for sellers recently and that's making things a little challenging for buyers. If you're buying right now you're likely seeing multiple offers, bidding wars, properties selling for over asking price, appraisal waivers, and all sorts of craziness. Comment?
15 min ago | via Canadian Content
Canada's reputation as a safe country to live and bank is luring buyers from abroad and driving the housing boom in Toronto. The city of 2.8 million attracts about a quarter of the 250,000 immigrants who arrive in the nation each year. Comment?
19 min ago | via WYMG-FM Springfield
Cook County property tax records show that an entity controlled by the owner of the Chicago Cubs has purchased three more rooftop buildings next to Wrigley Field. The Chicago Tribune reports that the purchases mean the Ricketts family now owns six rooftop building near the historic ballpark. Comment?
20 min ago | via Mortgage News
Did you feel that extra strong gust of wind when stepping out on your porch April 16? If you did, know that while scientists have yet to officially confirm the cause, there's strong suspicion it had something to do with millions of Americans breathing a collective sigh of relief at the end of tax season. Possibly made-up weather phenomenon aside, the act of finishing one's taxes can feel like the end of a struggle. Comment?
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