The Morning Cram [shop til you drop edition]

Apr 25, 2013

From NPR: The U.S. Senate is expected to pass the Marketplace Fairness Act. And if the act gets through the House of Representatives, you might start paying taxes on more of your online purchases.

Kentucky: Western Kentucky and southern Illinois are at risk for moderate flooding this week. Kentucky Democrats raised almost $58,000 in March. The Governor’s Office of Early Childhood is giving grants totaling almost $200,000 to promote school readiness.

Tennessee: Gov. Bill Haslam signed measures allowing any Tennessee-issued photo ID – excluding public university and library cards – to be used to vote and creating a way for cities to form municipal school systems.

Illinois:  Opponents to a bill legalizing medical marijuana says it’s dangerous. All of Illinois’ county recorders are splitting a $3.3 million settlement from a national mortgage lawsuit.