Economy

Trump Reverses Obama’s Last Days Drilling Ban

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a new executive order on an America-First Offshore Energy Strategy as he proclaimed, “It’s going to lead to a lot of great wealth for our country and a lot of great jobs for our country.”

‘Peak TV’ paradox: Why so much great TV has become such bad news for writers

Viewers of television may love all the new shows, but writers have seen a big pay cut.

US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years; short of Trump growth targets

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed their spending. The result fell far short of President Donald Trump’s ambitious growth...

Trump doesn't rule out "major" conflict with North Korea in new interview

The president sat down with Reuters ahead of his 100th day in office on Saturday. TRENTON -- President Donald Trump warned that a "major, major" conflict with North Korea is possible in a new interview with Reuters ...

Why so few N.J. parents are taking paid family leave

New Jersey Policy Perspective released recommendations for improving participation in the state's paid family leave program. TRENTON -- Just 12 percent of New Jersey's eligible new parents are receiving family leave...

Diversity Falls by the Wayside as New York Theater Critics Grapple With Economics

As critics get laid off or leave publications, the media has to grapple with how it covers theater and the people it hires to cover it.

NY Times Calls Trump Tax Cut Proposal A ‘Laughable Stunt’

Editorial accuses Trump of leading "a gang of plutocrats looking to enrich themselves."

Four Recommendations for How the Poorest Countries Can Increase Their GDPs

What must the government and the people of a poor country do to reach a greater level of wealth?

California Legislature Takes First Step Towards Single-Payer Health Care

The Democrat-controlled California legislature held its first hearing Wednesday on the state adopting a single-payer health care system, nationalizing $287 billion of health care spending for 24 million residents.

Five Things We Know About Trump’s Tax Plan, and Five Things We Don’t

The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed a wide-ranging tax overhaul that would slash taxes for businesses and simplify income taxes for individuals and households. The proposal is a barebones outline rather than a detailed...

Government Employee Salaries Outpace Private-Sector Salaries by Double Digits for Similar Work

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Report says government could save money by reducing wages for overpaid federal workers

Trump Proposes Sweeping Tax Reform

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Would wipe out most deductions and simplify system for individuals into three tax brackets.

Obama’s $400,000 Cantor Speech Makes Him Wall Street’s Newest Fat Cat

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Company waiting to coordinate with the former president before making formal announcement.

Trump proposing ‘biggest tax cut’ in US history

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing "the biggest tax cut" ever, even as the government struggles with mounting debt, in an effort to fulfill his promises to stimulate job creation and middle class...

Report: 6-figure salaries considered low income in some Bay Area counties

The Bay Area is so expensive, even some six-figure salaries are now considered low income.