Posts Tagged Government finance

Lawmaker again takes aim at NFL tax status

WASHINGTON (AP) — Days before the Super Bowl, a Utah lawmaker is again sponsoring a bill that would punt the tax exemption for professional sports leagues.

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Wisconsin governor proposes plan to help fund Bucks arena

Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) drives around San Antonio Spurs’ Boris Diaw (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker proposed a plan Tuesday that calls for Wisconsin to help build a new basketball arena for the Milwaukee Bucks with $220 million in bonds that would be funded by projected growth in income taxes from NBA players.

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Legislator wants to remove cap on TV production incentives

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico legislator wants the state to remove the annual cap on incentives for television productions.

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