The drop in the value of one ounce of gold in the last six months. Coupled with a weakened dollar, Arizona is poised to follow Utah in becoming the second state to add gold and silver to its legal currency.
The average cost of a vaginal birth at a birthing center, compared to $10,166 for hospital deliveries. Home births -- partially due to their lower cost -- are on the rise, and so are bills to ease the restrictions on midwives.
Source: New Orleans Times Picayune | Louisiana |
April 15, 2013
The loss in revenue that Louisiana would experience over the next decade if it gradually phases out its income tax, according to a legislative report. Gov. Bobby Jindal has called on lawmakers to eliminate the state's income tax.
Source: Stateline/Governing | Nevada |
April 10, 2013
The amount Nevada's water supply is shrinking by each year, according to studies. The state was set to enter into a pact with Utah to share more than 43 billion gallons of water, but Utah's governor refused to sign it.