Category Archives: Business

Jane Sanders’ daughter runs for Bernie’s old seat, amid college $$ controversy

As Carina Driscoll announced she was running for mayor of Burlington – the local Vermont office her stepfather Bernie Sanders once held – she was determined to be her own candidate. Advertisements

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Kentucky bill would motivate jobless to find work

Kentucky’s Legislature is considering a bill that would cut in half the number of weeks a person can receive unemployment benefits. Under Kentucky’s current labor law, a person laid off for any reason other than misconduct is eligible to receive a portion of their paycheck for a maximum of 26 weeks. But under House Bill 252, …

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Feds to repeal 298 tax regulations

The Treasury Department plans to eliminate nearly 300 outdated tax regulations, getting tax rules off the books that in some cases have not applied since the 1940s. The department announced its proposal to eliminate unnecessary tax regulations this week, in compliance with two executive orders signed by President Donald Trump last year to reduce regulatory burdens …

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Bipartisan immigration deal pits moderates against GOP leadership, Trump

Wednesday a group of senators came up with a bipartisan immigration deal that would increase border security and give legal status to the so-called Dreamers, but fall short of President Trump’s “four pillars,” and— if passed —would likely be vetoed.

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The death knell for unions? Supreme Court gets to decide

$45 monthly fee could end up costing big labor billions. Public unions are getting nervous, while those who don’t like how they operate are claiming the free lunch may be over soon.

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Trump signs spending deal, ending brief shutdown

Friday President Trump signed a massive budget package that lifts spending caps while funding the government through March 23, ending a brief shutdown after a tumultuous night on Capitol Hill.

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Post-bankruptcy California city tests ‘universal’ income for residents

A California city plagued by financial woes is testing a new welfare plan to give families a “universal basic income” of $00 every month.  Stupid liberals. While critics question whether this is the best move in post-bankruptcy Stockton, for now the program is being funded with private money — as a possible first step toward expanding …

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California considers creating special bank for marijuana businesses

California’s emerging pot industry is expected to bring in billions of dollars to the Golden State, but as of now there’s no place to actually put the money. California State Treasurer John Chiang announced Tuesday that state officials are moving forward with plans to examine creating a taxpayer-backed bank to handle the cash coming in, …

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Trump sells US to Davos, declares ‘America is open for business’

President Trump declared America “open for business” in a speech Friday to global elites in Davos, Switzerland, while taking a hard line on trade and vowing to make commerce with other countries “fair and reciprocal.”

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President Trump predicts ‘tremendous increase’ in UK-US trade

President Donald Trump has predicted a “tremendous increase” in UK-US trade, after talks with Theresa May. He also said the US and UK were “joined at the hip” on military matters, while Mrs May said they stood “shoulder to shoulder” in facing shared threats.

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