Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL), discusses his efforts to reform government anti-poverty programs and improve income mobility. The problem with our current safety net program is that they help alleviate some of the pain of poverty but they do absolutely nothing to help people emerge from that poverty, Rubio said.
As many as 11 other states and Washington, D.C., are expected to consider increases in 2014. USA Today reports.
Norwegian Air said one of its Boeing Dreamliners was grounded in the US, the latest in a string of technical problems to hit the new plane.
Former Swiss banker Raoul Weil is looking forward to confronting U.S. charges for allegedly helping rich Americans avoid tax, according to his lawyer.
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack discusses the government's plan to help save millions of acres from citrus greening disease.
A week of freezing temperatures has damaged California's citrus crop, but it will take several weeks to quantify losses, industry officials said.
In states opting out of the Medicaid expansion program, hospitals face higher costs under the Affordable Care Act.
Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL), discusses how changing the state's corporate tax code is attracting new business and creating jobs in the Sunshine State.
New data on the population of millionaires suggest little connection between tax rates and a state's population of millionaires.
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
Aiming to generate growth and jobs, small- and mid-sized companies in more metro areas are making bigger bets on the global economy.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
Lottery officials say this will be the largest unclaimed jackpot in Florida since 2003.
Detroit's bankruptcy, and rumblings about tax overhaul, have fueled a big sell off in the municipal bond market. What's next?
Visit any American city and it doesn't take a whole lot of imagination to see where its greatness came from—however faded it may seem to be.
Chattanooga has made a comeback over the last 5 years thanks to investing in high-speed broadband. In the process, it has wooed $4 billion in foreign investment.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.