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  • NEW YORK, Oct 18- Former Vice President Joe Biden expanded his lead over more than a dozen other candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination this month as Congress looked into allegations that U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont and 15% said they would back U.S. Senator Kamala Harris and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke both received 3%.

  • *China data, investor caution before Brexit vote, hits markets. NEW YORK, Oct 18- The dollar headed for its worst week in almost four months on Friday, pummelled by sterling and euro rallies driven by a deal on Britain's departure from the European Union, while China's weakest growth in nearly three decades weighed on equities. Dismal manufacturing data and worries...

  • If you want to work remotely and within walking distance of a state park, consider Niagara Falls.

  • Oct 8- The far-reaching impacts of climate change on companies have investors pressing corporate leaders for action to minimize environmental damage and to maximize disclosure of risks to their businesses. The threats range from more frequent floods or wildfires that imperil major assets to regulations that could undermine profits.

  • Sept 24- As many as 60 million Americans tend to have a hard time qualifying for credit cards and other loans, making it more difficult for them to recover from financial setbacks, according to a report released on Tuesday by the New York Federal Reserve. The findings show that the number of Americans who cannot easily access loans may be twice as many as previously...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Sept 24- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is scheduled to join United Auto Workers members on a picket line in Detroit on Wednesday, underscoring the extent to which the longest auto worker strike in nearly 30 years has become a political event. Their oratory comes on the heels of President Donald Trump's vows to protect...

  • Several Democratic presidential candidates have supported the measure, including U.S. senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Kamala Harris of California. "By approving AB5, the California legislature solidified our state's position as the national leader on workplace rights," the California Labor Federation said in a...

  • Several Democratic presidential candidates have supported the measure, including U.S. senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Kamala Harris of California. "By approving AB5, the California legislature solidified our state's position as the national leader on workplace rights," the California Labor Federation said in a...

  • Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Kamala Harris of California. "We are fully prepared to take this issue to the voters of California to preserve the freedom and access drivers and riders want and need," Lyft said in a statement. Last week, Uber and Lyft proposed a ballot referendum that could be presented to California voters next...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 4- Ten Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday evening in a series of CNN town halls, sure to pit moderates like Joe Biden against progressives like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. Joe Biden, the front-runner for the Democratic nomination to face Republican President Donald Trump...

  • In a Monday night court filing, the government said New York, five other states and Washington could not sue based on speculation that changes to the federally funded National School Lunch Program could cause health problems for children and require more spending on treatment. Attorney Geoffrey Berman in Manhattan said in a filing in federal court in...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 6- Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, in search of the safest bets for beating President Donald Trump in 2020, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. The Aug. 1-5 public opinion poll, released on...

  • Vermont has an aging population and not enough workers. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on what the state is doing to draw more workers.

  • Collin Palkovitz relocated to Vermont this year under its Remote Worker Grant Program.

    Vermont has a labor problem — its workforce is one of the oldest in the nation, and it's dwindling. It has a plan to combat the decline.

  • Vermont is thinking creatively in recruiting out of state remote workers with a new grant program, and will expand its offerings in 2020 to lure out-of-state workers to relocate and work for companies based in Vermont. The move is in part to establish a new and potentially younger taxpayer base as its population ages. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports.

  • WASHINGTON, July 29- Colorado and major automakers said on Monday they have reached a deal on the state's plan to adopt California's zero-emission vehicle requirements after earlier talks had ended without a deal. The state, which plans to join the California program starting in the 2023 model year, has agreed to allow automakers to earn credits for selling...

  • CNBC's Robert Frank takes an inside look at fashion mogul Elie Tahari's $1.1 million compound rental in the Hamptons. The home was made out of an old barn, transported to the beach.

  • Vermont was one of the first to get the ball rolling last year with its Remote Worker Grant Program, offering individuals up to $10,000 over two years to move to the Green Mountain State.

    Where you live could pay off.

  • Vermont was one of the first to get the ball rolling last year with its Remote Worker Grant Program, offering individuals up to $10,000 over two years to move to the Green Mountain State.

    The imbalance of geographic opportunity in the U.S. is resulting in shrinking populations and causing a brain drain of educated workers in many states. To combat this, some states are offering money and other incentives to get people to move there.

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