CSG Research & Expertise in the News: Public Safety; Taxes; Education
CSG Research & Expertise in the News: 6/19-6/25, 2011
The following compilation features published news stories during the week of June 19-25 that highlight experts and/or research from The Council of State Governments. For more information about any of the experts or programs discussed, please contact CSG at (800) 800-1910 and you will be directed to the appropriate staff. Members of the press should call (859) 244-8246.
FACTBOX-States gird for battle in 'Amazon tax' war
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Over the last few years, new battle lines have been drawn in the war over taxing Internet sales. States where revenue is climbing back at a microscopic rate from recessionary lows are calculating the money they have forgone by not collecting sales taxes on goods sold by online mega-retailers such as Amazon.com Inc <AMZN.O> and Overstock.com Inc. <OSTK.O> More...
House speaker building on corrections reform
Thursday, June 23, 2011