CONCORD, N.H.-- The New Hampshire House has approved a bill that would set the state minimum wage at $8.25 in the next year and increase it to $9 in 2016.. The Legislature eliminated the state's minimum wage law in 2011, which means the federal minimum wage is the state's minimum. Maggie Hassan applauded members of the House on Wednesday.
CONCORD, N.H.-- About 4,700 New Hampshire residents selected a health plan through the new federal insurance market last month, putting the state over the target for the entire enrollment period that ends March 31, President Barack Obama's administration said Tuesday.
CONCORD, N.H.-- The Obama administration says about 4,700 more New Hampshire residents selected a health plan through the new federal insurance market last month, putting the state over the target for the entire enrollment period that ends March 31.
WASHINGTON, March 7- The price for power plants to emit 1 ton of carbon dioxide in nine northeastern U.S. states cleared at a record $4 per short ton at the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative's 23rd permit auction, the market's administrator said Friday.
Last month a New Jersey teenager estranged from her parents filed a lawsuit seeking living and schooling costs from them. New Jersey is among the states that have gone furthest in deciding that they do. "New Jersey is very progressive," said Brian Schwartz, an attorney in Summit, New Jersey, and chairman of the New Jersey State Bar Association's family law section.
Just ask Bob Costas, who arrived in Sochi to be the main host of NBC's prime time Olympic coverage, and ended up on the sidelines for nearly a week with an eye infection. Heather Holmes, who works for the medical device company Medtronic Inc, regularly puts in more than 100,000 miles a year on long flights to such places as China and India.
By 2018, the median price of single-family homes will be close to the peak reached in 2006 before the national market cratered, according to the study from the Demand Institute, a nonprofit think tank operated by The Conference Board and Nielsen.
BOSTON, Feb 20- Fidelity Investments, the second-largest U.S. mutual fund company, said on Thursday that its fixed-income chief will lead the Boston firm's $1.9 trillion asset management division.
WASHINGTON, Feb 11- The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly approved a one-year extension of federal borrowing authority on Tuesday after Republicans caved into President Barack Obama's demands to allow a debt limit increase without any conditions.
LOS ANGELES, Feb 10- Filling out the federal financial aid form known as the FAFSA "is one of the first and most important steps" to getting a college education, First Lady Michelle Obama told a group of parents and students attending a FAFSA workshop at a Virginia high school on Wednesday.
The nine states- Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont- last month approved a change to the program from 2014 that would cap emissions at 91 million tons, a 45 percent reduction from the original cap, to encourage more trading.
WASHINGTON, Feb 5- President Barack Obama's administration announced the formation on Wednesday of seven "climate hubs" help farmers and rural communities adapt to extreme weather conditions and other effects of climate change.
Feb 4- Health insurer Centene Corp reported a nearly six-fold rise in quarterly profit, helped by new contract wins and expansion of existing contracts. Net earnings attributable to Centene rose to $53.2 million, or 93 cents per share, in the fourth quarter, from $9.1 million, or 17 cents per share, a year earlier.
WASHINGTON, Jan 31- The U.S. Defense Department said on Friday it would conduct environmental impact studies for four possible missile defense sites in the eastern United States but stressed it had not yet decided to proceed with construction.
LOS ANGELES, Jan 27- Spiraling college costs can tempt families to stretch the truth trying to get more financial aid.
MADISON, Wisconsin, Jan 26- Over the past year Wisconsin's Republican governor, Scott Walker, has worked his way down a checklist of items commonly associated with a run at the U.S. presidency. Senators, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Marco Rubio of Florida.
In an era of diminished power for unions in the economy, the Labor Department reported that there were 14.5 million union members last year, about level with 2012..
NEW YORK, Jan 16- Charter Communications Inc, as it campaigns to win over investors in its bid to acquire Time Warner Cable, has suggested that a change in control could be a godsend to the often-disgruntled customers of Time Warner Cable.
Jan 16- Four U.S. lawmakers joined with more than 200 food companies, organic farming groups, health and environment organizations and other groups on Thursday to urge President Barack Obama to require manufacturers to label food products that contain genetically engineered ingredients.
WASHINGTON, Jan 6- An appellate court will hear arguments on Wednesday on whether Governor Chris Christie illegally withdrew New Jersey from a regional trading scheme aimed at cutting carbon emissions, raising hopes among environmental groups that the state might be forced to rejoin.