Government Business And Finance

18-month sentence for man who tried to get Trump's tax data

Apr 25, 2018

Private investigator gets 18-month prison sentence for misusing Donald Trump's Social Security number in attempts to access the president's federal tax information before his 2016 election

Correction: Waffle House Shooting story

Apr 25, 2018

Correction: Waffle House Shooting story

Louisiana: $1.5 billion in tax breaks for $9.4 billion plant

Apr 25, 2018

State and local governments offered about $1.5 billion in incentives to lure a $9.4 billion plastics complex to Louisiana

Oklahoma governor vetoes bill lifting ban on ballot selfies

Apr 25, 2018

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed legislation that would have allowed voters to take and share cellphone photos of their ballots

AP reports loss on one-time accounting charges

Apr 25, 2018

The Associated Press lost $74 million in 2017, mostly due to one-time accounting charges related to the federal tax overhaul passed late last year

His nomination in peril, Jackson fights for VA post

Apr 25, 2018

Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson is fighting to convince lawmakers and the White House of his leadership abilities

Arizona lawmakers haggle over funding before teacher strike

Apr 24, 2018

Arizona policymakers have not agreed on how to increase teacher pay or education funding ahead of a statewide walkout this week

The Latest: Trump urges VA nominee to keep fighting

Apr 24, 2018

The White House is defending embattled Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson, pointing to his record of service as physician to Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump

Trump says Mnuchin will travel to China amid trade dispute

Apr 24, 2018

President Donald Trump says Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will soon travel to China for talks as the two global economic powers deal with trade tensions

White House condemns violence, repression in Nicaragua

Apr 24, 2018

The White House is offering support for the people of Nicaragua amid several days of violent demonstrations