Government Business And Finance

The Latest: Tech firms have little to say on antitrust probe

Jul 23, 2019

Facebook's deceptive practices around user privacy will be at the center of an upcoming Federal Trade Commission complaint

Lawmakers approve financial rescue for Ohio's nuclear plants

Jul 23, 2019

Ohio has become the latest state to hand out a billion dollar financial rescue for its nuclear power plants

Lawmakers return to assess budget and debt agreement

Jul 23, 2019

House lawmakers are returning to Washington to assess a budget and debt deal between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump

IMF sees a weaker global economy but upgrades US forecast

Jul 23, 2019

The International Monetary Fund is downgrading the outlook for the world economy

Deal sealed on federal budget ensures no shutdown, default

Jul 23, 2019

Republican and Democratic congressional leaders and President Donald Trump endorse a debt and budget agreement that fends off concerns over a possible government shutdown or a federal default

Trump meets with chipmakers on Huawei, other economic issues

Jul 23, 2019

President Donald Trump met with executives from several of the nation's leading chipmakers and discussed restrictions his administration has imposed on the sale of components to Huawei

Equifax to pay up to $700M in data breach settlement

Jul 22, 2019

Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people

Lawmakers suspend inquiry into motor vehicle agency

Jul 22, 2019

Massachusetts lawmakers opened and then abruptly suspended their inquiry into the troubles at the state motor vehicle department exposed by a crash that killed seven motorcyclists

Hotels face battle over whether to help US house migrants

Jul 21, 2019

Hotels are feeling pressure from advocacy groups and unions not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents

What to do about suspicious orders is focus in opioid case

Jul 19, 2019

Two Ohio counties are asking a judge to find that drugmakers and distributors were not allowed to ship suspicious orders of controlled substances to pharmacies

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