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Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017

World Economic Crisis

New study: Trump to inherit $559B deficit, stable economy

Congressional analysts are projecting that President Donald Trump has inherited a stable economy and a government that is on track to run a $559 billion budget deficit for the ongoing budget year
Updated: 1 hour ago

Bills to reinstate New Mexico's solar tax credit move ahead

Bipartisan efforts are making headway in the New Mexico House and Senate to reinstate a tax credit that spurred nearly a quarter billion dollars of investment in roof-top solar and related jobs before expiring last year
Updated: 1 hour ago
Senate Democrats to propose $1 trillion infrastructure plan

Senate Democrats to propose $1 trillion infrastructure plan

Senate Democrats say they'll offer a proposal to spend $1 trillion on transportation and other infrastructure projects over 10 years in an attempt to engage President Donald Trump on an issue where they hope to find common ground
Updated: 5 hours ago

Chicago State University's spending raises questions

Documents obtained by the Chicago Tribune show that Chicago State University spent about $200,000 to lobby state lawmakers during the past two years
Published: 01/23/17

Utah lawmakers start annual session, women plan protest

Utah lawmakers are returning to work for their 45-day annual session
Published: 01/23/17

Star Chinese stock trader jailed for manipulating prices

A star Chinese stock trader who was arrested after a market collapse in 2015 has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for manipulating share prices and insider trading
Published: 01/23/17
Trump's victory creates uncertainty for wind and solar power

Trump's victory creates uncertainty for wind and solar power

States that have set ambitious goals for renewable energy face uncertainty with President Donald Trump
Published: 01/22/17

Puerto Rico governor rejects federal control board orders

Puerto Rico's new governor is rejecting orders from a federal control board in the first clash over how best to tackle the island government's deep financial crisis
Published: 01/20/17
How much are marathon bombing films getting in tax credits?

How much are marathon bombing films getting in tax credits?

Representatives for the movies "Patriots Day" and the upcoming "Stronger" are declining to say how much they sought or got in government subsidies to film on location in Massachusetts
Published: 01/20/17

Ukrainian president's candy maker to shut Russian factory

A chocolate maker owned by the Ukrainian president says it's planning to shut its factory in Russia for "economic and political reasons."
Published: 01/20/17