Meanwhile, in the States...
Alabama: Alabama strikes deal with Airbnb on tax collections.
Arizona: Gov. Doug Ducey (R) restores nearly $30 million to career and technical education programs.
California: Legislature near passing Gov. Jerry Brown’s health care plan tax.
Colorado: Legislature strikes down minimum wage measure.
Delaware: State revives attempt for 10-cent gas tax hike.
Florida: Senate considers Small Business Saturday tax holiday.
Illinois: Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) asks legislature for power to balance budget.
Indiana: Senate ditches Gov. Pence’s bond plan for road funding.
Iowa: House advances bill for gun safe tax credit.
Kansas: Lawmakers pass compromise plan on balancing budget.
Louisiana: Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) and legislature agree to $60 million in spending cuts.
Maryland: Democrats override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto on hotel tax.
Minnesota: Gov. Mark Dayton (D) and lawmakers outline ideas to spend $1.2 billion surplus.
Missouri: State and local governments foot bill for wasted $16 million Rams stadium.
Nebraska: Legislators seek compromise on property taxes.
New Jersey: Gov. Chris Christie’s budget has no tax hikes.
New Mexico: Trimmed $6.2 billion budget heads to Gov. Susana Martinez (R).
Ohio: Bill seeks permanent back-to-school tax holiday.
Oklahoma: Boeing cancels two Oklahoma projects after Senate passes moratorium for multiple tax credits.
South Dakota: Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R), legislators, look to enforce sales tax collection from out-of-state retailers.
Utah: Senators reject bill to raise income tax on richest 1.5 percent.
West Virginia: Senate Finance Committee votes for $1 cigarette tax increase.