Republican Gov. Chris Christie, notorious for his insistence that the federal government stay out of New Jersey, is already demanding federal aid.
The U.S. collects less in corporate taxes as a share of GDP than 24 out of 26 industrialized countries, ahead of only Chile and Mexico.
BOA made $10 billion in profits last year. However, they paid nothing in taxes.
The Highland Park Country Club is suing to have its county tax evaluation lowered from $13.7 million to last year's level of $3.7 million.
A group of public education advocates have begun a movement to tax oil extraction throughout the state of California.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich escalated his radical program of open class warfare last week with his new two-year budget.
President Barack Obama ratcheted up the pressure yesterday on Republicans to get off their our-way-or -the-highway position in the debt/deficit talks.
Over 1,000 people filled New York's Town Hall last week for the kickoff of an ambitious attempt to launch a progressive new social movement.
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group made $951 million in profits on $3 billion in income in 2010. But that's not enough, they are threatening to move out of Illinois unless they get a tax break.
Republicans claim the budget, which awaits the governor's signature, is groundbreaking. Backbreaking would be more apt.