The state of Maine will pay out $16 million in tax credits over the next three years for an investment that turned out to be largely illusory.
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A computer security expert was barred from boarding a United Airlines flight and detained by the FBI after joking on Twitter about hacking a plane's communications systems.
A new transportation proposal would allow gas taxes to rise as high as necessary to cover funding shortfalls, unless Congress agrees to an alternative solution by the end of 2016.
The Colorado legislature is contemplating a package of bills designed to help students and the unemployed find jobs—as long as those jobs are in industries the state approves.
April 30 will mark the commercial Internet's 20th birthday, and some are calling on Congress to celebrate the occasion by overturning burdensome new regulations.
House Republicans aggressively challenged Export-Import Bank Chairman Fred Hochberg at a joint hearing Wednesday, accusing him of exercising poor oversight and evading questions.
Louisiana lawmakers from both parties are criticizing Gov. Bobby Jindal's deficit reduction plan, with some saying it reflects his presidential aspirations more than true state priorities.
Just days after Arizona became the ninth state to establish guidelines for ridesharing, Maryland became the tenth, passing regulations in the waning hours of the legislative session Monday.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal used his final address to the state legislature to call for a major reform of business tax credits, claiming it would save the state over $500 million.
President Barack Obama, under pressure from liberal interest groups, is reportedly considering an executive order that would require some companies to fully disclose political activities.
Raising tobacco taxes is often seen as a way for states to boost revenue, but research shows the primary effect is to promote cigarette smuggling, some of which helps fund terrorist groups.
American consumers pay a "hidden tax" of $20 to $30 on every TV they purchase, and all $200 million of the annual proceeds accrue to a single for-profit company.
Sen. Lindsey Graham said Republicans should not let ideological idealism divert them from the primary goal of job creation while advocating for the Export-Import Bank Thursday.
Stricter regulations approved by the Federal Communications Commission could mean higher Internet bills for consumers, federal officials warn.
Taxpayers already shell out over $2 million per year for an Air Force music troupe, and may have to dig even deeper if the group can't find more sponsors to supplement its budget.
The Ohio government announced a first-of-its-kind initiative Tuesday to make every check issued by all 3,962 local governments in the state available in a searchable, online database.
A program to help small wireless companies compete against larger rivals could be in jeopardy after a loophole allowed DISH Network to collect more than $3 billion in tax credits.
The Oklahoma Legislature narrowly passed a bill Tuesday that would make chicken egg producers eligible for cash incentives through a state jobs program.