Government Business And Finance

US gives exemptions to sanctions on Iran Revolutionary Guard

Apr 24, 2019

The Trump administration has carved out major exemptions to new sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guard amid fears they may hurt U.S. diplomatic and military cooperation with other countries

House Democrats wrestle with White House over investigations

Apr 24, 2019

Struggle over House Democrats' investigations intensifies as a former White House official defies a subpoena, Treasury Department doesn't provide tax returns

Dems clash with Trump officials on subpoenas, tax returns

Apr 24, 2019

The struggle between House Democrats and the Trump administration over investigations has intensified

Mississippi shipyard gets $746M contract for icebreaker

Apr 23, 2019

US Navy awards $746 million contract to a Mississippi shipyard to build up to 3 polar icebreakers for US Coast Guard

Evers: Foxconn proposed renegotiating Wisconsin deal

Apr 23, 2019

Gov. Tony Evers says that Foxconn Technology Group approached Wisconsin last month about wanting to renegotiate its contract with the state for a project that could yield the global electronics giant more than $4 billion in state and local tax credits

Handful of US states are poised to legalize sports betting

Apr 23, 2019

Lawmakers in Montana and Iowa have approved legal sports betting, and the Indiana Legislature is expected to do so this week

Back to the same record, but it's a different stock market

Apr 23, 2019

The stock market went on a harrowing round trip the last seven months, but it may be in a healthier place because of it, analysts say

Mayor wants to ban new glass skyscrapers to cut emissions

Apr 22, 2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to introduce a bill banning new construction of glass skyscrapers as part of his climate change effort to reduce citywide greenhouse emissions by 30%

Medicare, Social Security face shaky fiscal futures

Apr 22, 2019

The financial condition of the government's bedrock retirement programs for middle- and working-class Americans remain shaky, with Medicare pointed toward insolvency by 2026

A Trump Fed choice steps aside, and another faces new doubts

Apr 22, 2019

Trump's efforts to reshape Fed stumble as Cain withdraws and Moore faces renewed doubts

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