|By Jim Malewitz, Stateline.org|
Governors in recent weeks had been pressing
By delaying but not addressing the automatic
Federal education funding would be cut by more than
Wind state governors, however, will likely praise the one-year extension of the Wind Production Tax Credit, whose sunset was stirring angst within the wind energy industry and in states that have invested heavily in wind power.
Those extended benefits, based upon a state's unemployment rate, allow unemployed Americans to receive help past the usual 26 weeks. The program frees states from having to rely on already-decimated trust funds to help the unemployed.
What's more, Last September, 18 states and the
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