In 2015, Seattle began rolling out a plan to hike the minimum wage from $9.47 to $15 an hour. A new study finds that the increase has come with high costs.
The Chevy Bolt might be something more important than a Tesla-killer: A full-throated vote of confidence in the future of electric vehicles.
The Senate Republicans' Better Care Reconciliation Act is not really about “care,” as in healthcare. It's more about rolling back Medicaid.
There are a lot of big problems with the US healthcare system. All told, an outdated and inefficient healthcare system is one reason economic growth in the US is chronically weak. Congress is hard at work on sweeping healthcare legislation—that addresses none of these issues.
Christopher P. Liddell is Trump's Director of Strategic Initiatives. He's worked at GM and Microsoft and just might have an ability to get things done in Washington even as much of Trump’s agenda stalls.
The lawsuit filed against President Trump by Washington, DC, and Maryland may pose the strongest likelihood of forcing Trump to release his tax returns. But it might not happen until 2021.
It’s not much of a sound bite or campaign slogan, but the Trump administration’s new focus on apprenticeships may be one of its sounder economic ideas yet.
Kristin Charlton, a manufacturing salesperson in Eau Claire, Wis., hears from recruiters all the time, about jobs all over the country—usually with deep skepticism. “I hear about these labor shortages, and I think, that’s a crock,” she says.
We speak with business owner, Nathan Scherer of SEI Manufacturing in Cromwell, Ind., who's having trouble finding qualified workers.
The Affordable Care Act is in trouble. Insurance companies are increasingly deciding that participating in the ACA is too much trouble, and pulling out. The latest notable move came when Anthem said it would stop offering ACA policies in Ohio next year.
Donald Trump is focusing on improving the nation's infrastructure, and some analysts think he should have announced this agenda from the get-go. Instead, Trump's agenda has become like a yard sale with unwanted agenda items strewn everywhere.
The stock market is one of the best stories in America right now—and it’s goosing President Trump’s performance when it comes to the broader economy. New economic data pushed Trump’s grade on the economy from a B to a B+ in the latest installment of Yahoo Finance’s exclusive Trumponomics Report Card
If the Trump administration weakens the rules governing pollution and fuel-efficiency for automobiles—as it has indicated it may—California will pay no mind. It has its own set of rules for cars that could end up much tougher than Washington’s, and the market clout to force automakers to comply. Environmentalists
President Trump is trying to revive the coal industry and extend the lifespan of the oil business. But renewables like solar and wind power are still likely to thrive.
Coal miners and alienated workers just trumped corporate America. By canceling America’s participation in the 2015 Paris climate agreement, President Trump snubbed many of the nation’s biggest businesses. Corporate giants including Exxon (XOM), General Electric (GE), Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT)
Overall, you’ll be on the job about 230 of the 250 working days in 2017. Overall, Congress will be in session about 145 of the 250 working days in 2017. Congress’s cozy schedule has unmistakable implications for President Trump’s ambitious economic agenda.
In many parts of the country, the problem isn’t shuttered factories or abandoned mines but healthy businesses that can’t find the workers they need.
The GOP crusade to kill the Affordable Care Act is a white-whale obsession that cannot possibly lead to a happy ending for Republicans, or the country.
The defining feature of the 21st century US economy has been stagnant income, which is why millions of American families feel like they’re falling behind. In plain English, that means the living standards of the typical family are now a bit higher than they were at the turn of the century, 17 years