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Senate leaders hope to end take-it-or-leave-it budget votes

Apr 24, 2018

The Senate's GOP and Democratic leaders can't agree on much, but they both say they want to avoid the annual take-it-or-leave-it vote on a $1 trillion-plus catchall spending bill

Senator warns bankers that Dodd-Frank relief could stall

Apr 24, 2018

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia is warning bankers that legislation rolling back financial rules put in place after the 2008 economic crisis could stall

Arizona governor pushes for teacher pay deal as strike looms

Apr 24, 2018

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is pushing state lawmakers to approve big teacher raises as school districts make plans to close if educators who call his proposal insufficient launch the first-ever statewide strike this week

Trump's tariffs risk jobs and profits in working-class areas

Apr 24, 2018

President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported steel and aluminum are risking jobs and profits in working-class areas where he won strong support during the 2016 election

Judge: Enbridge Line 3 project should follow existing route

Apr 24, 2018

An administrative law judge says Minnesota regulators should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline only if it follows the existing route rather than the company's preferred route

Appeals court sides with states over fuel economy standards

Apr 23, 2018

An appeals court says the federal government can't delay plans to more than double penalties automakers pay when they fail to meet fuel economy standards

The Latest: Environmental groups oppose Enbridge ruling

Apr 23, 2018

Environmental and tribal groups are criticizing an administrative law judge's recommendation that Minnesota regulators should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline

Kushner plans to build twin-towers in New Jersey unraveling

Apr 23, 2018

Plans for a twin-tower residential building in New Jersey championed by Jared Kushner are in danger of collapse as his family's real estate company threatens legal action; says Jersey City officials are 'playing politics'

Taiwan company plans $9.4B chemical complex in Louisiana

Apr 23, 2018

A company based in Taiwan plans a $9.4 billion chemical manufacturing complex in Louisiana and has bought a 2,400-acre site

Administrative law judge: Proposed Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline project should follow existing route across Minnesota

Apr 23, 2018

Administrative law judge: Proposed Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline project should follow existing route across Minnesota