Government Business And Finance

Trump's shutdown solution hangs in limbo

Jan 22, 2019

Democrats pan Trump's shutdown solution as federal workers brace for another missed payday

For the poor, the safety net in a shutdown doesn't feel safe

Jan 21, 2019

As the longest government shutdown in U.S. history stretches into a fifth week, America's safety net no longer feels so safe

At 30-day mark, shutdown logjam remains over border funding

Jan 20, 2019

Thirty days into the partial government shutdown, Trump and Democrats remain at odds

Trump offers temporary 'Dreamers' deal for border wall

Jan 20, 2019

Trump offers to extend temporary protection for people brought to U.S. illegally as children in a bid to secure border wall funding.

Trump says trade deal with China 'could very well happen'

Jan 19, 2019

As trade talks between the U.S. and China move to Washington later this month, President Donald Trump is hopeful that the economic powers can find a way to end a costly tariff fight

More lenient state laws could chill low-alcohol beer market

Jan 19, 2019

Beer snobs in states where grocers could offer only low-alcohol brands are raising their mugs to stronger brews thanks to updated laws that could indirectly chill the industry in two others where such regulations remain

New rental tax worries some shore renters, homeowners

Jan 19, 2019

New Jersey shore property owners and renters worry that a new tax on short-term lodging like Airbnb rentals could hurt the state's shore economy

George W. Bush treats Secret Service detail to pizza

Jan 19, 2019

Former President George W. Bush treated his Secret Service detail to pizza to show his appreciation for their service without paychecks during the partial government shutdown.

The Latest: Democrats offer more money for border security

Jan 19, 2019

Democrats are adding hundreds of millions of dollars to improve ports of entry from Mexico and hire more immigration judges to a batch of spending bills the House will consider next week

Governors: Let states give unemployment to federal workers

Jan 19, 2019

The governors of Michigan, New York and Washington are asking the Trump administration for guidance on whether states can provide unemployment benefits to federal employees who are working without pay during the government shutdown

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