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Nevada governor wants 10 percent tax on retail pot sales

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval outlined his budget blueprint for his final two years in office Tuesday by proposing more than $115 million in new spending for higher education and a raise for all state workers to be funded in part by taxes on marijuana sales
Published: 01/18/17

Economic forecast sees growth, challenges for New England

The New England economy is expected to continue improving over the next two years, but forecasters say significant state-by-state disparities remain
Published: 01/17/17

Business leaders: Inland port could make Utah a freight hub

Some of the Utah's top business leaders and officials say building an inland port could provide a major boost to the local economy as cargo is ferried from West Coast seaports to the rest of the country
Published: 01/17/17
Richard Davis, longtime CEO of US Bank, to retire

Richard Davis, longtime CEO of US Bank, to retire

U.S. Bank Chairman and CEO Richard Davis will retire from his job as head of one of the nation's largest regional banks
Published: 01/17/17

Official: Puerto Rico govt could collapse if no steps taken

The administration of Puerto Rico's new governor warns that the government of the U.S. territory could shut down if dramatic measures to offset its financial crisis aren't taken soon
Published: 01/17/17

Governor focuses on salary changes as budget hearings begin

Gov. Nathan Deal highlighted his request for higher salaries for some state employees, including teachers, on Tuesday as lawmakers began hearings on the governor's $49.3 billion spending plan
Published: 01/17/17
The Latest: US hopes Brexit talks can avoid economic turmoil

The Latest: US hopes Brexit talks can avoid economic turmoil

The Obama administration says it hopes leaders of the U.K. and European Union will engage in a process that prevents "economic disruptions."
Published: 01/17/17

UN forecasts modest economic recovery but no robust revival

The United Nations is forecasting a modest economic recovery in 2017-18 but warns the projection is an indication of economic stabilization rather than a signal of robust revival
Published: 01/17/17
The Latest: Kerry says US diplomatic deals hard to reverse

The Latest: Kerry says US diplomatic deals hard to reverse

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says "I just don't believe" Donald Trump's administration will quickly reverse some of the Obama administration's diplomatic achievements
Published: 01/17/17
States can offer a lesson as GOP proposes deep cut taxes

States can offer a lesson as GOP proposes deep cut taxes

President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have pledged to cut federal taxes to boost the economy
Published: 01/17/17