Meanwhile in the states pic

Arkansas: Committee lobbies Little Rock voters on hotel tax for art center improvements. 

Arizona: Lawmakers advance tax vouchers for attending private schools. 

California: Davis City Council decides not to pursue soda tax.

Colorado:  Amazon sales tax collection begins in state.

Connecticut: Gov. Malloy (D) calls for 1,000 state job cuts, no tax increases. 

Florida: House committee passes tax cuts without Gov. Scott’s budget centerpiece. 

Illinois: Illinois comptroller says state would need to double the income tax rate to combat debt.

Indiana: Indiana House OKs cigarette, gas tax hikes to pay for roads. 

Kansas: Legislators offer proposals to close budget gap. 

Louisiana: State expects more money for road fund from low gas prices. 

Maryland: Gov. Hogan (R) touts good tax record in state of the state address. 

Missouri: Republicans push no-tax plan to fund road repairs.

New Jersey: Democrats push for $15 minimum wage. 

New Mexico: Bill seeks to unlock $ 1 billion in unspent money for infrastructure.  

Pennsylvania: Gov. Wolf (D) asks for $200 million increase for next budget. 

Utah: Lawmakers pressured to increase taxes for school funding.