Unions say right-to-work laws infringe on workers’ collective bargaining rights, and proponents call for a federal law as opposed to the current patchwork of state statutes.
Life's not always a beach in Hawaii: The Aloha State is ranked as America's Worst State for Business in America 2013.
More than a couple of states can make a case for most-improved status in the areas of Economy, Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Friendliness.
South Dakota soars to the top spot in CNBC's annual survey of the Top States for Business. What other surprises are in store?
ST. PAUL, Minn.-- Minnesota Republicans called for the immediate repeal of a just-approved tax on commercial warehousing on Thursday, but the demand was met with skepticism from top Democrats who noted that lawmakers have nearly a year to revise or scrap the tax before it takes effect.
Which are the top states for the creation manufacturing jobs? Here's the countdown.
When we launched Top States for Business in 2007, North Dakota was nowhere on the list. Now it's growth and employment numbers are the envy of the nation.
What does real estate look like in the twin cities region? Matt Baker, Coldwell Banker Burnet takes a look at the top listings there, including 1 house listed for $1,195,000.
CNBC has been ranking all 50 states for competitiveness since 2007. This year's report comes as states continue to get back in fighting shape—fighting for jobs, that is.
CNBC scores all U.S. states on 55 measures of competitiveness and 10 categories, from the cost of doing business to technology and innovation.
Online financial start-ups offer low-cost guidance based on an investor’s age and risk tolerance.
Congress got rid of a headache on Friday when it rescued the flying public from flight delays caused by its budget cutting. But in the view of many U.S. lawmakers, the pain is just about to begin.
Rivers including the Mississippi and Illinois are expected to remain in "major flood stage" through this weekend, as more rain and snow fell on much of the Midwest. NBC News reports.
Some of the best financial advice from Minneapolis, with Carol Schleif, Abbot Downing, and Richard Brown, JNBA Financial Advisors.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks to Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, (D) about how the city attracts businesses such as Wells Fargo and General Mills, and ways in which the city supports immigration. "Minneapolis grows companies, and we have welcomed immigrants into our community here," he says.
Road trip! Road trip! Some people think of the Midwest as flyover country. But Minneapolis has a little secret. Brian Sullivan tells all in this third stop on the tour.
Median-income families in only one major U.S. city actually can afford to buy a new car, a new study finds.
CNBC's Steve Liesman, explains the concept of quantitative easing and the effectiveness of the Fed's policy. And R.T. Rybak, Mayor of Minneapolis, MN, discusses how sequestration will impact his city if the automatic spending cuts kick in this Friday.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow says Mitt Romney has a real shot of breaking through the "Obama Midwest Firewall."
NEW YORK, Nov 5- World stocks fell and the dollar edged up on Monday as investors played it safe before Americans choose their president and Greece headed into two key votes to secure further rescue funds.