The stock market hit a new record Wednesday, the 20th time in 2019, President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard 80 minutes of arguments Tuesday over the validity of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created by executive order under former president Barack Obama.
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) is reconsidering its plan to shift $50 billion in U.S. government employees’ retirement savings into a fund that includes Chinese government-owned companies, but a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators wants to forbid such an option from ever being considered again.
Increasing royalties for oil and gas development and implementing taxes on outdoor recreation equipment are among the policy proposals that could help alleviate the over $19 billion maintenance backlog on federal lands, according to a recent study by an environmental advocacy group.
Pennsylvania’s economy could be impacted by a potential recession in 2020, according to two separate studies looking at how states across the country would weather broader economic forces in the year ahead.
The national debt has surpassed $23 trillion for the second time, adding $4.1 billion in one week. It broke the $23 trillion mark on Nov. 1 for the time in history, barely nine months after the debt broke records surpassing $22 trillion on Feb. 11. The debt has grown some 16 percent since President Donald Trump's inauguration, when it stood at $19.9 trillion.
A libertarian public interest law firm is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to end what it says is an abusive eminent domain practice in Colorado.