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Donald Trump's views on renewables range from tepid acceptance to hostility. And while he does not have a clear energy plan articulated, clean-energy companies should be worried about a potential Trump presidency.
Uber and Lyft poured resources into a proposition to overturn regulations on passenger safety passed by the city council of Austin, Texas, late last year. But that measure lost by 12 points.
Undercounting students, manipulating statistics and fudging the books have become an endemic problem within the charter schools industry.
In the wake of the Panama Papers revelations, the Obama administration announced new steps to fight tax evasion, money laundering, opaque corporate registers and corruption in the financial services sector. Yet at the same time, the U.S. is one of the biggest offshore business havens on Earth.
According to a survey conducted by Transparency International, 1 in 3 citizens in the Middle East and North Africa reported paying at least one bribe in the past year.
Earlier this week, Tom Steyer's Super PAC, NextGen Climate, announced that it would fund a $25 million voter-registration drive to target millennials in seven battleground states.
In Canada, where the economy has slowed down and revenues have decreased due to the falling demand for oil, the government is going against the grain and is actually increasing spending on social programs.
Evidence has long correlated income and life expectancy. But new research suggests that simply living in an area with access to quality health care, food and housing can help boost length of life for even the poorest citizens.
EPA head Gina McCarthy is now calling for the agency to take another step that is sure to drive many Republicans insane: She wants the EPA to take more of a leading role on public health.
It makes little economic sense to mint pennies, but they are still accumulating in our mason jars, old ashtrays and between sofa cushions. Why? As in many scenarios, the buck seems to stop with Washington lobbyists.
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that farm subsidies will surge to approximately $10.2 billion this year, almost $3 billion more than during the 2015-2016 fiscal year.
The Department of the Treasury blocked Pfizer’s plan to acquire Allergan by issuing yet more new rules to close legal loopholes that allow for inversions.