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By Associated Press
Rents have exploded across the country, causing many to fall behind on payments, dig deep into their savings or downsize to subpar units.
By R.J. Rico, Associated Press
Construction of new U.S. homes surged 22.6% last month as homebuilders continued to bounceback from the coronavirus pandemic.
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
It’s unclear how much money has actually been distributed from the program, which launched April 3. Thousands of business owners are still awaiting word on their loan applications.
There's a dire need to repair aging infrastructure in the U.S., and an innovative building material could be a game changer. Embedded with steel fibers, ultra-high performance concrete is about five to 10 times stronger than standard concrete -- and…
By Cat Wise
By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sarah Clune Hartman
Sand mining accounts for 85 percent of all worldwide mineral extraction, a $70 billion industry. In Cambodia, the practice is big business -- but it comes with a price. The country relies upon the Mekong River for commerce and transportation,…
By Daniel Bush
The economy added 200,000 jobs last month, according to new data released Friday.
By Sophie Quinton, Stateline
While President Donald Trump and state lawmakers around the country extol the benefits of apprenticeships — and put money behind grants and tax credits to encourage private sector companies to offer them — some state agencies are creating their own…
By Zhai Yun Tan, Kaiser Health News
Eight years ago, Jeff Ammon, now 55, began noticing a feeling of pressure in his ears every day after work.
By Tim Henderson, Stateline
Overall, the construction industry’s impact on U.S. gross domestic product has grown by more than 21 percent since its low point in 2011, according to a Stateline analysis of inflation-adjusted data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
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