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LA County Sets the Price of a Paper Bag, Bans Plastic Bags

A sweeping ban on plastic grocery bags will go into effect July 1 for unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. The bag ban was touted by county supervisors as an environmental measure to rid the county of "urban tumbleweed" that pollutes landfills and gets washed out to sea. Paper bags will still be available, but customers will be charged 10 cents per bag. Beginning July 1, 67 large supermarkets and pharmacies must stop providing disposable plastic bags. By January 2012, the ban will cover about 1,000 smaller stores.

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California Taxes The Internet!

Posted June 30th, 2011 by Deslock Darkstar
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Beginning Friday, Amazon.com and other large out-of-state retailers will be required to collect sales taxes on purchases that their California customers make online.

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Keller tax election outcome concerns school officials statewide

Posted June 23rd, 2011 by willy3211
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Fort Worth Texans say no to tax hike. Nice work. http://www.facebook.com/pages/KISD-Families-for-Fiscal-Responsibility/20... This is a good thing..

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Tennessee passes Web entertainment theft bill

Posted June 2nd, 2011 by pmfalcon
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State lawmakers in country music's capital have passed a groundbreaking measure that would make it a crime to use a friend's login - even with permission - to listen to songs or watch movies from services such as Netflix or Rhapsody. The bill, now awaiting the governor's signature, was pushed by recording industry officials to try to stop the loss of billions of dollars to illegal music sharing. They hope other states will follow.

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Why you should love your taxes

Posted May 22nd, 2011 by ianCredible
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This is a piece looks as though it was written with the intent of being pro government propaganda... I think it completely backfired.I actually found it to be full of good advice on things no freedom lover should ever do.

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Obama floats plan to tax cars by the mile

The Obama administration has floated a transportation authorization bill that would require the study and implementation of a plan to tax automobile drivers based on how many miles they drive.

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Homeless Woman Arrested for Sending Son to School

Posted April 25th, 2011 by trinitystar9999
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A homeless woman in Connecticut has been arrested for one of the most unthinkable reasons imaginable -- she sent her son to school. Tonya McDowell, 33, was arrested last week and charged with first-degree larceny for stealing $15,686 -- the cost of the public school education for her 6-year-old son.

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Congressional Budget Office Proposes Regressive Per-Mile Tax

Posted March 25th, 2011 by celestrion
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What to do when faced the the perfect storm of an economic downturn plus an uptake in fuel-efficient vehicles reducing fuel tax receipts? If you're a control-freak government, the answer is simple! Tax commuters per mile driven, thereby stealing even more from people who can't afford to live near their workplaces.

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N.J.'s exit tax: So baffling, even officials can't explain it

Posted March 16th, 2011 by Aahz
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Six years after it came into law, this elusive tax has achieved urban legend status. Many aren’t quite sure what it entails, how much of it has been collected or whether it really even exists. Even state officials are scratching their heads.

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Taxes, Nannies and Economic Destruction

Posted March 14th, 2011 by ktmohney
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Quick little example about the effects of taxes on the free market model. Taxes suck!

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