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COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec.
Raising taxes on alcohol reduces the number of deaths from alcohol-related liver disease, oral or breast cancers and alcohol poisoning, U.S. researchers said.
By Ed Vogel By ED VOGEL REVIEW-JOURNAL CAPITAL BUREAU RENO - Taxes on mining in Nevada should be increased as a way to avoid future cuts in state spending, at least five speakers told a legislator Monday night.
By Dan Walters A sandwich shop in downtown Sacramento has been offering some foot-long "subs" for a bargain price of $5, but when a customer orders one of the hot items on the list, the counter person quickly warns the patron that the cost will be $5.39 because of sales tax.
By Briant, Thomas Increasing taxes can reduce tobacco retail sales ON JULY 2ND, NATO LAUNCHED AN unprecedented effort to urge state lawmakers and governors to tax non-tobacco products if they intend to seek additional revenue to fund programs.
By Ed Vogel By ED VOGEL REVIEW-JOURNAL CAPITAL BUREAU CARSON CITY - Despite listening to seven hours of testimony in a case they have heard before, members of the state Tax Commission decided Tuesday they want more information before deciding in public whether Southern California Edison receives a $70 million tax rebate.
By John Moritz, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 26--AUSTIN -- In 2007, the first year that a $1-a-pack cigarette-tax increase was in effect, Texas was No. 1 in the nation in the volume of cigarettes sold online, according to a market study on behalf of the largest U.S. tobacco company.
By David Falchek, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. Jul. 6--Gas exploration companies are spending millions and expecting to make many millions more from natural gas trapped in the Marcellus Shale rock formation in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
By Clay Robison, Houston Chronicle Jul. 1--AUSTIN -- Even with record-high oil prices, the state treasury isn't awash in oil money, as it was in the days when black gold was the undisputed king of the Texas economy.
By GEORGE HOHMANN DAILY MAIL BUSINESS EDITOR The state sales tax on food is going down - again. The tax dropped from 6 percent to 5 percent on Jan. 1, 2006, declined to 4 percent last July and decreases to 3 percent on July 1.
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