This Week in Augusta – 03.01.2016 editionHearings are winding down. Work sessions are nearly completed. And, big issues such as tax conformity remain unresolved. Meantime the list of legislative candidates in the June primary is growing. Legislators who intend to run again have to file their petitions by March 15 (except for non-party candidates – independents – who have until June 1).
State Fiscal Policy ReformNFIB is working to educate lawmakers on the need for spending reform at the state and municipal levels, so that any tax reform enacted does not make excessive spending a bigger problem, and educating lawmakers on the importance of more private sector jobs and business investment as a critical component of fiscal policy.