The state Supreme Court said in a 6-1 decision late Wednesday that state consumer protection law doesn't allow sellers to take action against buyers.
By Kevin Freking, Hope Yen, Associated Press
The hearing exposed deep fault lines by party, testing Biden’s campaign promise to reach across the political aisle to address national problems.
By News Desk and Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The bill had already passed the House, so it now goes to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law. Congress started the loan program last year to help businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to 684,000, the fewest since the pandemic erupted a year ago and a sign that the economy is improving.
President Biden regularly touts the promise of his COVID relief legislation, but there are significant problems in the job market that may not be easily solved as more than 9 million Americans remain out of work, and the unemployment numbers…
By Chris Rugaber, Associated Press
The Biden administration is considering a bump in the corporate tax rate to 28 percent, up from the current 21 percent, after the Trump administration cut it from 35 percent. Tax increases on higher-income Americans are also being considered.
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
The two officials struck upbeat notes on the future of the economy in their prepared testimony Tuesday before the House Financial Services Committee while cautioning that the economy still needs help.
Health care experts will testify Tuesday before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee about the high cost of prescription drugs in the U.S.
Walsh has a long history with labor, he served as president of Laborers Local 223 and, before becoming mayor, headed up the Boston Building Trades — a union umbrella organization.
Many cities across the country are beginning to experiment with the idea of a guaranteed income: an amount of money meant to address the basic needs of a person living in the U.S., distributed on top of regular income. In…
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