Government Finance

Fiat Chrysler: $4.5B plan would add 6,500 Detroit-area jobs

Feb 27, 2019

Fiat Chrysler says it plans to roughly double its hourly workforce in Detroit as part of a $4.5 billion investment that will add about 6,500 jobs in the city and surrounding suburbs to build all-new or next-generation SUVs

The Latest: Fiat Chrysler cutting jobs at Illinois plant

Feb 26, 2019

Fiat Chrysler says it's cutting about 1,400 jobs at a plant in Belvidere, Illinois, that makes Jeep Cherokees _ a move the automaker says is unrelated to a major investment in the Detroit area that could add 6,500 workers

US general says no military threat on southern border

Feb 26, 2019

The top U.S. general for homeland defense says there is no military threat coming from the southern border with Mexico

Cuomo drops proposal to ban all modified stretch limos

Feb 25, 2019

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is dropping a proposal to ban all modified stretch limos, an idea prompted by an upstate limo crash that killed 20 people last fall

White House fires opening salvo in budget skirmish

Feb 25, 2019

The White House is firing an opening shot in an upcoming fight with Capitol Hill Democrats over spending on domestic agencies that face sharp budget cuts without a new budget deal

Google seeks tax breaks for $600M data center in Minnesota

Feb 25, 2019

Google's plan to build a $600 million wind-powered data center in central Minnesota may hinge on the tech giant's request for officials to waive 20 years' worth of future taxes

Unclaimed $1.5B jackpot mystery: Winner died? Ticket lost?

Feb 24, 2019

South Carolina's billion-dollar mystery: Who won the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot announced last October?

Colorado faces meager budget in fight against ski traffic

Feb 23, 2019

Colorado fights ski traffic in the mountains west of Denver with bare-bones budget as negative perceptions persist

AP FACT CHECK: Undocumented GOP, Dem rhetoric on immigration

Feb 23, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: When the rhetoric over illegal immigration is undocumented, from Trump, GOP and Democrats

Markets Right Now: US stocks edge higher, extending gains

Feb 20, 2019

U.S. stock indexes close mostly higher, extending modest gains from a day earlier, as investors reviewed the latest batch of company earnings reports