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[Virginia] Study: Gap seen for manufacturing workers in Southside

Demand for additional manufacturing workers across Virginia’s former Tobacco Region will reach nearly 7,000 by 2017, according to a study paid for by the Virginia Tobacco Commission.
Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
added May 13, 2013 14:22

[Minnesota] HUMPHREY: A Clearer View: Tobacco settlement made state healthier

the 15th anniversary of Minnesota’s tobacco settlement. Those of us involved in the trial will never forget it. In 1994, as Minnesota attorney general, I joined forces ... when I see an ad directing smokers to QUITPLAN or to dine in a smoke-free restaura
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added May 13, 2013 03:05

[Kansas] Kan. AG defends not releasing tobacco funds report

The Kansas attorney general's office says it will release information about the state's share of tobacco settlement funds in a timely manner if it can do so legally. Spokesman Don Brown said Friday that Attorney General Derek Schmidt's office still is de
AP - Associated Press
added May 11, 2013 13:00

Kansas Action for Children files lawsuit against Attorney General Derek Schmidt over settlement records

A child advocacy group filed a lawsuit on Friday against Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, alleging that Schmidt's office has violated the state law that requires the disclosure of public records. Kansas Action for Children is seeking information on
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added May 10, 2013 17:06

[Texas] Bill on cigarette tax burns its way through State House

"What this bill is about is one thing; do you sell cigarettes in this state? If you do then you should pay the same fee that everybody else pays," he said. Anesh Patel of The Smoke Shack in East Austin says no matter the tax, it won’t affect customer fl
Your News Now (YNN)
added May 8, 2013 06:48

Underwriters, Structure Picked For Louisiana s $823 Million Tobacco Refunding ($$)

Citi will serve as senior underwriter on Louisiana's $823 million restructuring of tobacco settlement revenue bonds, with up to $100 million of upfront savings.
Bond Buyer Online
added May 7, 2013 07:32

[Texas] Big Tobacco Beats Small Tobacco on Tax Vote

State Rep. John Otto's House Bill 3536 would charge these small companies 2.75 cents for each cigarette (or .09 ounces of tobacco) sold, used, consumed or distributed in Texas during 2013. The comptroller would compute the rate in subsequent years. "The
The Texas Tribune
added May 6, 2013 19:51

[Louisiana] Legislators agree to refinance La.’s tobacco bonds

Louisiana legislators agreed Wednesday to the governor’s plan of refinancing the state’s tobacco settlement and using the savings to plug holes in the state budget.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added May 30, 2013 19:16

[New Hampshire] NH revenues $48M above projections in April due to business tax receipts, tobacco settlement

April revenue collections were $48 million above projections with $18 million from business taxes and $21 million from a settlement of litigation with tobacco manufacturers. The state also counted $6 million from a lawsuit over gasoline additive, MTBE.
AP - Associated Press
added May 3, 2013 23:00

Dan Carpenter: Tobacco industry pours it on while Indiana cuts back

Today, Feldman uses different terms ... Like irresponsible. Pitiful. ... "We have over $500 million available from tobacco taxes and the settlement money each year, and we are spending less than one percent," he said after the Indiana General Assembly cut
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Apr 30, 2013 20:49
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