The Consumer Product Safety Commission tried for 16 years to make portable electric generators less dangerous. Then a Trump-selected official took charge of the agency.
Donor-advised funds are gaining popularity, but charities may be losing out.
In hopes of securing an MLS expansion team, cities are proposing to spend lots of public money on building arenas.
The trend is a departure from the traditional model of donation—and could affect how large sums of money are put to use.
The public seems to be against the plan precisely because they know what’s in it.
By appointing a new deputy director before resigning, Richard Cordray is signaling that the Bureau has no intention of letting the president name his own acting director.
The latest version, passed by the House, would further cut government funding for professional training programs.
Sarah Adler-Milstein, a labor advocate, argues “there’s absolutely no reason” the world’s biggest clothing brands couldn’t follow the example of Santo Domingo’s Alta Gracia.
For years Arlington was the largest metropolis with no major transportation system. Now, it’s experimenting with microtransit in lieu of more-conventional options.
Advocates say worker training is key to economic stability—but can they convince the federal government it’s worth the money?
The lawsuit may pit AT&T and Time Warner against the Justice Department. But it's the tech industry that might suffer the most.
A nonprofit helping wealthy young progressives become active philanthropists has gained new life under the Trump administration.
For the cost of cutting corporate income taxes, the U.S. could provide universal pre-K and make tuition free at public colleges for nonaffluent students.
New projects in the shells of former Sears warehouses reveal much about America’s urban history—and its future.
Want to become a florist in Louisiana? A home-entertainment installer in Connecticut? Or a barber anywhere? You’re going to need a license for that—and it’s going to cost you.
Mick Mulvaney, the controversial head of the OMB, might soon direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an agency he once called “a sick, sad joke.”
“Five years from now, we won’t be debating whether ‘e-tailers’ are taking share from brick-and-mortar retailers, because they are all the same.”
The House on Thursday approved its legislation in a surprisingly drama-free vote. But hurdles await in the Senate.
Automation and globalization are making some workers’ skills obsolete. Why can’t the federal government figure out how to successfully prepare Americans for the future?
The new Senate plan would have cuts for individuals go away in eight years but make them permanent for corporations.
Consumers who want to avoid supporting stars and moguls accused of wrongdoing now face a difficult choice.
Republican senators will scrap the Affordable Care Act’s individual insurance mandate as part of their proposal, jeopardizing delicate negotiations for the chance at a double legislative win.
The writer and politician Michael Ignatieff discusses the “moral operating systems” that bind urban communities.