Uber supporters held rallies in Kansas City Thursday to protest a proposed ordinance requiring rideshare drivers to pay a fee for permission to ply their trade in the city.
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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's effort to rein in business subsidies could boost his chances for the Republican presidential nomination, but may prove unpopular in his home state.
Paul Ryan reiterated Thursday his desire to see the Export-Import Bank close, saying, "I think we should let it expire. Just let it go. Absolutely."
Frequent meetings between Google executives and Federal Trade Commission officials are raising questions about the FTC's 2013 decision to drop an antitrust probe against the company.
The United States Postal Service receives $18 billion in annual federal subsidies, but that is still not enough to offset the $20 billion in lost productivity that results from its monopoly status.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called President Barack Obama's $80 billion proposal to almost double highway spending "the ideal reference point for this debate," saying that America's mayors would "push for the highest number attainable."
Just one month after the Federal Communications Commission voted to take regulatory control over the Internet, the telecom industry filed the first legal challenges to the ruling.
The Federal Communications Commission is taking action to close loopholes that allowed DISH Network to receive $3 billion in "small business" tax credits at a recent spectrum auction.
A proposal to allow Florida's catastrophe fund to offload risk onto private investors enjoys wide support, but one state lawmaker says it is simply corporate welfare for foreign companies.
Oscar Wilde's observation that, "The bureaucracy is expanding to meet the needs of the expanding bureaucracy," apparently holds as true today as ever.
New York City hiked subway and bus fares Monday, but rather than spending the money to ease congestion or reduce delays, the city will instead use the revenue to cover employee raises.
A former postal worker is alleging that preferential treatment of Amazon packages by the United State Postal Service is part of a larger trend toward valuing corporate partners over regular citizens.
A bipartisan Senate bill introduced Thursday could re-define the Export-Import Bank debate on terms more likely to meet with GOP approval, but the effort could alienate Democratic support.
The Federal Trade Commission reportedly decided in 2013 to end an investigation into anticompetitive practices at Google, despite a staff report recommending they pursue legal action.
At a committee hearing Tuesday, Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz took Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler to task for allegedly caving to White House pressure on "net neutrality."
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's office said Wednesday charges that he has funneled corporate tax breaks to politically influential companies are misleading.
Business subsidies in New Jersey have exploded under Gov. Chris Christie, and accusations are now surfacing that Christie deliberately used them to shore up his political support.
The federal government spends billions of dollars each year on business subsidies and tax credits, with most of the money accruing to large corporations, a new database reveals.
Wasteful welfare payments rose significantly in 2014 to nearly $125 billion, largely because government agencies failed to share -- or even assess -- the basic information.