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LONDON  | UK gets public finances boost ahead of Brexit – report

LONDON  — Britain’s finances are in better shape than expected, helping Treasury chief Philip Hammond avoid tax increases when he delivers his budget to the House of Commons next week. The Financial Times is reporting that the independent Office for Budget Responsibility will slash its borrowing forecasts because of improved tax receipts, reducing the deficit … Continue reading LONDON  | UK gets public finances boost ahead of Brexit – report

HELENA, Mont. | Industry groups spending millions fighting Montana measures

HELENA, Mont.— Industry-funded opponents of Montana citizen’s initiatives to raise the state’s tobacco tax and add new mining regulations are vastly outspending the measures’ supporters to put their messages in front of voters about a month before Election Day, according to campaign finance reports. One ballot initiative would raise taxes on cigarettes and snuff for … Continue reading HELENA, Mont. | Industry groups spending millions fighting Montana measures

CHICAGO | AP FACT CHECK: Governor candidate wants to test mileage tax

CHICAGO — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner‘s campaign has hit the Illinois airwaves with a new claim that Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker wants to tax drivers for the mileage they log by using a tracking device. It’s the latest in a string of Rauner ads that accuse Pritzker of harboring plans to raise taxes. The candidates … Continue reading CHICAGO | AP FACT CHECK: Governor candidate wants to test mileage tax