States are still seeing low levels of job growth despite the recovery. A weak housing and manufacturing sector has stymied employment.» Read More
BELLEVUE, Wash.-- The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington remains above $4 a gallon. The AAA auto club reports the average price in the state Monday is $4.03.
CHATHAM, Va.-- Leaders of the Virginia county that is home to one of the world's largest uranium deposits are set to debate the state's 30- year ban on the mining of the radioactive ore. The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote Monday on a resolution introduced by Supervisor Marshall Ecker.
RICHMOND, Va.-- Tredegar, which makes plastic films and aluminum extrusions, said Monday it bought aluminum extrusion maker AACOA Inc. for about $50.8 million. Tredegar said that the acquisition will add fabrication capabilities to the products and services of its subsidiary, The William L. Bonnell Co..
*Tredegar stock rises more than 3 percent. Oct 1- Tredegar Corp said on Monday that its subsidiary Bonnell Aluminum has acquired 100- percent ownership of AACOA Inc, a U.S. manufacturer of extruded aluminum for machinery and equipment.
WASHINGTON-- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which has spent tens of millions of dollars on television ads to help boost Republican congressional candidates, launched an extensive effort on Monday to mobilize voters. It also will include information on House and Senate races and a comparison of the candidates on the issues.
CLEVELAND-- A former fugitive suspected of running a $100 million cross-country scam collecting donations for Navy veterans has been identified as a Harvard- trained attorney wanted on unrelated fraud charges since 1987, authorities said Monday.
Using data from USASpending.gov,an OMB website, CNBC.com presents the 10 states that received the most federal dollars per capita in fiscal year 2011.
If television ad spending is any guide, the White House race will come down to nine states that have absorbed an eye-popping $350 million in commercials so far.
Virginia is for big companies and its best talent spoiled by long-term government contracts., while Massachusetts' Cambridge is now the hottest place for start-ups in the country.
CNBC's Scott Cohn and Eamon Javers offer insight on the state of the business climate for three key political swing states: Wisconsin, Virginia and Ohio.
The Lone Star State is tops again, displacing Virginia, which didn't even finish second this year. And who's last? Rhode Island.
Maryland routinely ranks behind Virginia and North Carolina in CNBC's "Top States for Business" study because of a poor showing in these two areas, says Larry Hogan, chairman of Change Maryland.
In this video Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell reveals why he thinks his state is a top state for business. To vote for Virginia tweet your vote to #TopStatesVA.
"We absolutely have to look at other ways" to pay for infrastructure, one former state official said. "There's only so much bonding you can do."
There's new evidence the housing market may be headed for a turnaround. CNBC's Diana Olick has the story from one of the nation's hardest hit counties.
U.S. exports are almost certain to hit a record high in 2012, remaining one of the anchors of the nation’s economic recovery. See the list of busiest land, water, and air trade hubs.
CNBC.com ranked the ten places in the U.S. that showed the most job growth between February 2011 and February 2012. Read ahead to see which cities topped our list.
Larry Kudlow reports a powerful 7.0 earthquake hit Mexico City. Also, Gov. Bob McDonnell, (R-VA) discusses how low taxes and pro-business policies put his state on the road to recovery and dropped the unemployment rate to 5.7% in February.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche has an update on the 424 delegates up for grabs in today's "Super Tuesday" Republican Presidential primary, and discusses what's at stake for the candidates in Ohio, Georgia, and Virginia, with Gov. Nathan Deal (R-GA) and Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA).
It pays to be young. but if you want to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over age 50 have the edge. See the new careers for workers over 50.