Despite Budget Shortfalls, Tax Cuts Top Some Governors’ To-Do Lists

View Newsletter in Browser https://marketing.erepublic.com/acton/ct/16245/s-135b-1701/Bct/q-0335/l-sf-contact-0013:10ac94/ct0_1/1?sid=TV2%3AfIKipU1VC http://www.governing.com to Governing Magazine & Newsletters http://www.governing.com/subscribe?promo_code=newsletter on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/governing / Twitter http://twitter.com/governing / LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=54800 FEATURED STORY FOR JANUARY 26, 2017 Despite Budget Shortfalls, Some Governors Call for Tax Cuts http://www.governing.com/topics/finance/gov-despite-budget-shortfalls-governors-call-tax-cuts.html In addition to new tax breaks, some states are also considering raising gas and sin taxes. ADVERTISEMENT https://www.screenflex.com/?utm_source=ERepublicGovt&utm_medium=ENewsletter&utm_term=2017 LATEST GOVERNING NEWS & COMMENTARY Finance Home Values Are Almost Back to Pre-Recession Prices http://www.governing.com/topics/finance/gov-where-home-values-climbed-in-2016.html But as prices climbed, housing inventories have shrunk, making the market less attractive to homebuyers. See how your metro area compares. Urban Notebook When Local Control Backfires http://www.governing.com/columns/urban-notebook/gov-housing-shortage-san-diego.html The housing shortages that plague most urban areas are a prime example of the complications that can arise when states take a back seat. Voices of the GOVERNING Institute Why the RFP Is the Enemy of Innovation http://www.governing.com/gov-institute/voices/col-technology-startups-rfp-enemy-innovation.html Traditional public procurement processes don’t work in an era of startups and rapid technological change. LATEST WEB HEADLINES Health & Human Services New Jersey Becomes First State to Bring ‘Baby Boxes’ to America http://www.governing.com/topics/health-human-services/New-Jersey-Becomes-First-State-to-Bring-Baby-Boxes-to-America.html Management & Labor Citing LGBT Discrimination, California Bans State-Funded Travel to Kansas http://www.governing.com/topics/politics/tns-california-kansas-travel-lglt.html Utah Governor Launches Program to Train People for Higher-Paying Jobs http://www.governing.com/topics/mgmt/Utah-Governor-Announces-Program-to-Fill-.html Politics McMaster Officially Takes South Carolina Governor’s Office http://www.governing.com/topics/politics/tns-haley-mcmaster-trump.html Despite Not Having a Budget for 18 Months, Illinois Governor Expresses Optimism http://www.governing.com/topics/politics/tns-rauner-illinois-state-address.html Public Safety & Justice Biggest Immigrant ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Vow to Resist Trump’s Order http://www.governing.com/topics/public-justice-safety/Immigrant-Sanctuary-Cities-Across-the-Nation-Vow-to-Fight-Trump.html Trump Signs Order to Defund Immigrant ‘Sanctuary Cities’ http://www.governing.com/topics/public-justice-safety/tns-trump-order-sanctuary-cities.html Texas Governor Doubles Down on ‘Sanctuary Cities’ — and Their Sheriffs http://www.governing.com/topics/public-justice-safety/tns-texas-sherriffs-sanctuary.html Chicago Mayor on Trump’s Tweet: Federal Help Welcome. National Guard? No Way. http://www.governing.com/topics/public-justice-safety/tns-chicago-trump-tweet.html NEWS IN NUMBERS 140 days Time since New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken questions from state reporters. He appears to be following in the footsteps of President Donald Trump, who went 167 days without holding a press conference. MORE http://www.governing.com/daily-digit/ WHO SAID THAT? “We live in a time where … compromising is often viewed as an act of weakness. When, in fact, it’s a sign of strength." MORE http://www.governing.com/government-quotes Unsubscribe blog0032.aree345@mail.ulasu.com&newsletter=81″ >http://cms.erepublic.com/common/subscriptions/unsubscribe?email=blog0032.aree345@mail.ulasu.com&newsletter=81 | Opt out of all e.Republic email http://marketing.erepublic.com/acton/rif/16245/s-135b-1701/-/l-sf-contact-0013:10ac94/q-0335/zout?sid=TV2%3AfIKipU1VC | Privacy Statement http://www.erepublic.com/privacy/ © 2017 e.Republic. All rights reserved. 100 Blue Ravine Road, Folsom, CA 95630. Phone: 916-932-1300