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NEW CYBER REPORT/ Top Stories: Close Call in Colorado, Confusion in Carolina

Close Call in Colorado, Confusion in Carolina
Amazon Tax Provision Stripped at 11th Hour, Fight in OK Looms

The Colorado House of Representatives passed an “Amazon tax” provision and it appeared to be heading towards Senate adoption until it was essentially removed by an 11th hour amendment. After passage by New York in 2008 and Rhode Island and North Carolina in 2009, the question was how many states would follow this year. Efforts appeared to have fizzled out in Mississippi and New Mexico; there remains remote a possibility of progress in Maryland, Vermont or Virgina but the new battleground may be Oklahoma where the Governor included such a provision in his budget proposal.  READ MORE