Some cash-strapped cities are charging out-of-towners for use of police, emergency responders and other services.
Voters support higher taxes on the wealthy, but governors and legislatures are hesitant.
Retirees up in arms over governor's proposal to tax pensions in order to cut taxes on business.
Other states also are moving to tax web-based businesses, which is strongly opposed by Amazon.
Software error leads Ohio to notify 9,700 residents told they'd be getting big refunds. The problem has been fixed.
Some states, such as Colorado, don't require much farming to get a tax-saving agricultural exemption.
Many states provide tax incentives for making movies there. But some are cutting the subsidies, saying the benefits are not worth the cost.
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