Finance is an important part of state and government legislature and lobbying.
Finance is an important issue area that lawmakers are continually looking at legislating. Keeping up with the latest news and developments in the finance sector is essential for understanding the current state of affairs. Get the information you need to stay informed and make informed decisions about finance and how lawmakers are regulating the industry.
Photo credit: iStock.com/TU IS New Hampshire Executive Order Background In February 2022, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu (R) issued Executive Order 2022-1, establishing the Governor’s Commission on Cryptocurrencies and Digital Assets. The order noted that [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Andrii Dodonov As we discussed previously, on August 24, 2022, President Joe Biden announced a sweeping package of federal student loan relief that forgives as much as $20,000 in loans, a move Biden said would [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Sergey Demchenko Many states are ending the 2022 fiscal year with a budget surplus, resulting in significant legislative deliberations about the best way to utilize those funds. During the fiscal year 2021, some [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/gorodenkoff Since the 1990s, states have offered incentives to lure production companies from other states into their own. In 2020, the U.S. film entertainment revenue amounted to nearly $26 billion. Although in the [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/33ft Summer is coming to an end, but the baseball season is still in full swing. While most people may not think of state lawmakers or legislation when they think of baseball, there [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/pcess609 Sales taxes are responsible for funding a sizeable portion of the majority of states' budgets. States implement sales taxes—both general and selective—on a wide variety of goods and services sold to consumers [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Darren415 On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (H.R. 5376) into law after the U.S. House and Senate passed the package in the first weeks of August. After over [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/relif Payday loans, also known as cash advance loans or check advance loans, are a form of short-term borrowing where high-interest credit is extended by a lender based on one’s income. Typically, the [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Doucefleur A growing trend amongst state legislatures is passing legislation requiring personal financial literacy education in high school. According to a 2022 Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) report, 22.7% of high school students, [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/artiemedvedev This year has seen many states look at the possibility of regulating cryptocurrency amid its growing use and popularity. Recently, the topic of crypto mining has come to the forefront of the [...]