Government Business And Finance

Semiconductor firm to buy, expand upstate NY chip plant

Apr 22, 2019

New York state officials say an Arizona-based semiconductor supplier will purchase GlobalFoundries' computer chip manufacturing plant in the Hudson Valley as part of a $720 million expansion plan

US won't renew sanctions waivers for importing Iranian oil

Apr 22, 2019

The Trump administration is announcing that it will not renew sanctions waivers for five countries that import oil from Iran when those waivers expire on May 2

The Latest: Israel praises US decision on Iran oil sanctions

Apr 22, 2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is praising the Trump administration's decision to end sanction waivers for countries importing Iranian oil

AP sources: US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

Apr 22, 2019

AP sources: Trump administration poised to tell Japan, South Korea, Turkey, China and India that they will no longer be exempt from US sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran

Washington state lawmaker's comments raise ire of nurses

Apr 20, 2019

A Washington state lawmaker has raised the ire of nurses by commenting in a speech on the Senate floor that some nurses may spend a lot of time playing cards on their breaks

AP FACT CHECK: Trump team's distortions on Mueller report

Apr 20, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and team claim a vindication from Russia probe that Mueller never conferred

How many cherries in frozen pie? FDA may soon drop rules

Apr 19, 2019

President Donald Trump may soon be able to claim a sweet victory for his deregulation push: Officials are preparing to get rid of decades-old rules for frozen cherry pies

Kansas to let Farm Bureau health coverage avoid ACA rules

Apr 19, 2019

Kansas will allow its state Farm Bureau to offer health care coverage that doesn't satisfy the Affordable Care Act

Musk, SEC get another week to reach deal in contempt case

Apr 18, 2019

Lawyers for Tesla CEO Elon Musk and U.S. securities regulators are getting another week to negotiate a deal to keep Musk from being found in contempt of court

New Mexico panel surprises Facebook with $39M utility bill

Apr 18, 2019

A powerful regulatory authority in New Mexico is requiring the state's largest utility to bill Facebook $39 million for a new transmission line construction

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