Government Finance

Homecare agencies ask governor to veto part of budget bill

Jun 12, 2019

Homecare agencies are asking Gov. Ned Lamont to veto part of the state budget bill that would change their employees' contracts

EU asks Italy to better explain debt or face legal action

Jun 12, 2019

European Economy Commissioner Pierre Moscovici is urging Italy to quickly provide any new information it might have to explain its high debt levels and or face the prospect of imminent legal action

French prime minister vows to continue reforming economy

Jun 12, 2019

France's prime minister says the government of President Emmanuel Macron plans to keep reforming the economy and will look at unemployment benefits, the pension system and tax cuts for middle-class workers

Rep. Omar filed joint tax returns before she married husband

Jun 11, 2019

Minnesota campaign finance officials say that U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar filed joint tax returns with her current husband years before they were legally married and at a time when she was married to another man

Pakistani PM threatens legal action against tax evaders

Jun 10, 2019

Pakistan's prime minister says tax evaders who fail to declare their wealth and pay taxes will face legal action

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants

Jun 10, 2019

California will become the first state to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal bastion continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump's administration

Hawaii budget includes $13M for Waikiki Beach restoration

Jun 10, 2019

Budget passed by Hawaii Legislature includes $13M in funds for Waikiki Beach repairs

With Mexico deal done, US urges China to resume trade talks

Jun 8, 2019

One down, still others to go, as US urges China to resume trade talks where negotiations left off

G-20 talks finance tactics for trade war, digital disruption

Jun 8, 2019

G-20 talks finance strategies for trade turmoil, digital disruptions

Trade war clouds outlook as finance chiefs meet in Japan

Jun 7, 2019

Trade war clouds outlook as finance chiefs, central bankers meet in Japan