Government Business And Finance

Forgot about that joint? Vegas airport lets people dump pot

Feb 22, 2018

Tourists catching a flight out of Las Vegas can now dump their leftover legal marijuana in metal containers set up at the airport

Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

Feb 22, 2018

Quid pro Trump? Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to influence his administration

Perdue to food box critics: Give the idea a chance

Feb 22, 2018

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is defending a proposal that would cut food stamp benefits in favor of pre-assembled boxes of shelf-stable goods

Mississippi gives tax break to hotel tied to Trump company

Feb 22, 2018

The state of Mississippi has granted tax break worth just over $6 million to a hotel developer affiliated with the Trump Organization

Correction: Tax Overhaul-Company Spending story

Feb 22, 2018

Correction: Tax Overhaul-Company Spending story

Hutchinson to consider Arkansas lawmaker's pharmacy proposal

Feb 22, 2018

An Arkansas lawmaker says she'll drop her push to take up the issue of pharmacy reimbursement during the ongoing fiscal session after the governor assured that her proposal will be considered in a special session

State tax data breach twice as large as originally thought

Feb 22, 2018

Officials with Massachusetts' tax collection agency say a data breach that exposed private information from about 39,000 business taxpayers was twice as large as first thought

Trump wants to ban bump stocks; ATF doesn't know if it can

Feb 22, 2018

President Donald Trump has ordered his Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stocks like the ones used in last year's Las Vegas massacre_ but officials aren't sure they can

Sen. Rubio says he would support raising age to buy rifles

Feb 22, 2018

On the defensive after the Florida school shooting rampage that killed 17, GOP Sen. Marco Rubio, an ardent gun-rights advocate, said he would support raising the age to buy rifles and other restrictions

Saudi Arabia announces it will build its first opera house

Feb 22, 2018

After long-time ban on concerts, Saudi Arabia says construction will soon begin on kingdom's first opera house