Government Business And Finance

Official: Trump to challenge California mileage standard

Sep 5, 2019

A government official says the Trump administration is moving forward with a proposal to revoke part of California's authority to set its own automotive emissions and fuel economy standards

Michigan moves to be 1st state to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Sep 4, 2019

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is moving to make Michigan the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes

US trade gap fell 2.7% in July including the gap with China

Sep 4, 2019

US trade deficit declined in July, including the gap with China

Pentagon approves military construction cash for border wall

Sep 4, 2019

Defense Secretary Mark Esper has approved the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles of President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican border

In escalating trade war, US consumers may see higher prices

Sep 1, 2019

Americans are facing potentially higher prices for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer items now that the U.S. and China have put in place their latest tariff increases on each other's goods

Do I stay or do I go? For Joe Manchin, a big decision awaits

Sep 1, 2019

Joe Manchin is at a career crossroads that says as much about the West Virginia politician as it does the state of American politics

TVs to shoes: This time consumers face pain of Trump tariffs

Aug 30, 2019

TVs to shoes: Spared no longer, US consumers this time face pain from Trump's China tariffs

E-cigarette maker Juul facing mounting scrutiny by state AGs

Aug 30, 2019

E-cigarette giant Juul is under investigation in Illinois and the District of Columbia as concerns over underage use of the company's products grows

The Latest: US proposes easing rules on methane emissions

Aug 29, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to revoke many of its regulations covering oil-industry leaks of methane, a potent climate-changing gas

Deutsche Bank has tax returns sought in Congressional probe

Aug 28, 2019

Deutsche Bank says it has tax records Congress is seeking in its investigation of President Donald Trump's finances