Colorado did it. Washington did it. Alaska and Oregon are doing it. And residents of the District of Columbia are trying to do it, although federal lawmakers are thwarting their efforts. The ‘it’ ...Continued
Update 3.16.2015: The Massachusetts tax amnesty program begins today, March 16, 2015. It will conclude on May 15, 2015. For additional information, please see the DOR press release and What You Ne...Continued
In an attempt to hold police more accountable and perhaps avoid another event like the Michael Brown shooting, and subsequent riots, in Ferguson, Missouri State Representative Brandon Ellington (D...Continued
A Florida lawmaker has introduced legislation seeking to exempt certain original works of art from sales and use tax. Although similar legislation died in the Florida House last year--in part over...Continued
Update, 5.6.15: Voters have rejected Proposal 1, which sought a sales tax rate increase to raise funds for transportation.
Update, 1.14.2015: Governor Rick Snyder has signed a transportation fu...Continued
President Obama signed into law H.R. 83 on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 funds all governmental agencies through September 30, 2015, ...Continued
The people of Washington DC voted to legalize possession of marijuana for personal use on November 4. Yet because the District is home to the federal government, Initiative 71 must also obtain the...Continued
The recreational use of marijuana was approved by a majority of voters in Alaska on November 4, with the passage of Ballot Measure 2. For proponents of legalization, this has been a long time in c...Continued
Like their neighbors to the north, Oregon voters have approved recreational marijuana by popular vote.
Measure 91 “allows possession, manufacture, sale of marijuana by/to adults, subject to sta...Continued