With one day before April 17th’s tax filing deadline, the state reported receiving almost $455.5 million over the weekend, boosting the month’s collections to nearly $1.6 billion.
April is by far the largest month of the year for income tax receipts. Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget predicts $9.4 billion in both payments to the Franchise Tax Board and withholding from employee paychecks, which is sent by employers to the Employment Development Department.
The bulk of the payments won’t appear until after April 17, this year’s tax deadline.
Brown’s budget expects the tax board to receive $8.4 billion in income tax [....]
This Tuesday the Wichita City Council will consider its participation in the REAP sustainable communities planning process. Wichita ought to reject this expansion of centralized planning, as the outcome will likely serve special interests at the expense of economic growth and jobs for everyone else.
Drivers passing over the Sonoma Creek Bridge on Highway 37 between Novato and Vallejo may notice the bridge is named after Richard “Fresh Air” Janson.
Janson, who died in 1951, was a carver of duck decoys. Janson’s work was the ‘gold standard’ against which all other Pacific Coast decoys are evaluated,” according to Assembly Concurrent Resolution 68 of 1996 naming the bridge in Janson’s honor.
Janson is one of more than 700 names that have been given to various parts of the state’s highway system, all of which are catalogued in Caltrans’ Named Freeways, Highways, Structures and Other Appurtenances in California, published in [....]
First, the good news: The condition of Wichita Employees’ Retirement System is nowhere near as dire as Kansas Public Employee Retirement System, or KPERS.. But the city is having to make much higher contributions to keep the plan funded. These contribution rates are likely to increase, as the plan relies on unrealistic assumptions.
Christie Vilsack has always been proud and vocal about her support of President Obama’s re-election, his wasteful spending sprees and crushing hyper-regulatory regime. However, Vilsack continues to pretend she won’t already continue this consistent support as she dodges taking a stance on Obama’s big-government healthcare overhaul: “‘I don’t go back and try to figure out [...]
Jason Hodge, Democratic Candidate for the 19th Senate District
Hauser’s law illustrates that raising tax rates doesn’t generate more revenue.