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2017 Interim Report on State Taxation

Tax reform is the talk of Washington, D.C., as congressional leaders race to pass a bill before the end of the year. Whether or not they are successful could have serious downstream consequences for state efforts to adjust their tax codes. Although it's too soon to tell...

2017 Interim Report on State Budgets

It's nearly Christmas, but Oklahoma still hasn't passed a budget deal. Utah has already introduced an omnibus tax bill for consideration when the legislature returns in January with significant policy implications. A new lawsuit in Pennsylvania is threatening to blow a...

Local Policy Digest
MultiState's Local Policy Digest explores the top legislative developments from municipalities across the U.S.

Oakland, California, has adopted an ordinance that would bar border wall contractors from public projects. During a special meeting earlier this week, the...

Seven States Pass Major Gas Tax Increases in 2017
Non-election years are a popular time to raise new revenue for transportation infrastructure investments. This year has continued that trend as seven states — California, Indiana, Montana, Tennessee, South Carolina, Oregon, and West Virginia — have passed substantial...
Local Policy Digest

MultiState's Local Policy Digest explores the top legislative developments from municipalities across the U.S.

Anticipating Changes in State Implementation of Air Quality and Emissions Requirements
States complying with the Clean Air Act and other federal environmental statutes should be aware of current deregulation initiatives and proposed efficiency measures from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Industries affected by state implementation of...
In Western States, Montana Sets Standard for Barring Corporate Contributions in State Elections

Last month, in a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld Montana’s statutory bar against corporate contributions to state candidate election campaigns in Lair v. Motl. Lair’s holding is important for corporations that were hoping to...

Election Recap: Ballot Measures

While Tuesday’s elections brought new policymakers, such as governors in New Jersey and Virginia, as well as party control changes in the Washington and possibly Virginia legislatures, voters also decided on specific issues via ballot measures. Although it was an...

Election Recap: Democrats Make Gains in Big Night, But Still Far Behind in State Control
New Governors in New Jersey & Virginia
Democrats met early expectations securing the governor's mansion in New Jersey and keeping their party in control of the Virginia governor's office. In New Jersey, Phil Murphy (D), former U.S. Ambassador to Germany, easily defeated...
Foreign Agents Registration Act
MultiState is pleased to partner with Kelley Drye &Warren LLP on lobbying compliance issues. This blog, while not about state compliance, covers the Foreign Agents Registration Act, a topic that our clients and friends should find interesting due to recent charges...

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