Opposing interest group coalitions are taking sides on a proposal to fund transportation projects by increasing the federal gas tax.
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Air travel could become even more expensive if airports and travel industry leaders succeed in convincing Congress to raise taxes on passengers.
Republican Gov. Pat McCrory is asking North Carolina lawmakers to increase funding for economic incentives, but the proposal is meeting resistance from conservatives.
Computer chips are starting to make credit cards more secure, but card issuers are resisting calls to implement the additional protection of a PIN, saying it would be a burden to consumers.
Federally guaranteed mortgages are now nearly as risky as they were before the financial crisis, but government agencies are taking few steps to insulate themselves against potential defaults.
Critics of a proposal to fund a long-term transportation bill through a tax holiday on repatriation of foreign earnings say it would lead to higher overall spending and less local control.
Republican Sen. John McCain set his sights squarely on the military industrial complex Thursday, claiming that lobbying by special interests makes it "almost impossible" for Congress to repeal protectionist laws that hurt consumers.
Democrats sparred with business owners Thursday over a bill that would raise the Obamacare definition of a full-time workweek from 30 hours to 40 hours.
A country club in Shorewood Hills, Wis., is asking village officials for a bailout to reduce its rent and repair a parking lot.
Congress held two hearings Wednesday to discuss net neutrality legislation, which supporters hope will preserve internet freedom while avoiding burdensome regulations.
Free-market advocates are joining Tesla's fight against state "franchise laws" requiring that new vehicles be sold through licensed dealerships, saying they are bad for consumers.
Producers of commercial drones say the government's failure to regulate the technology for civilian use is costing the U.S. billions of dollars in economic activity annually.
The shipbuilding industry is launching a counteroffensive against Republican Sen. John McCain's effort to repeal a protectionist law that artificially raises domestic shipping costs.
Critics are calling on Congress to reject a proposed "buy American" provision in the bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline, calling it anti-trade cronyism.
South Carolina's business incentive fund has increased by more than 800 percent since Republican Gov. Nikki Haley took office.
Congressional Republicans introduced net neutrality legislation on Friday, hoping to derail efforts to regulate the Internet as a public utility.
The solar industry rallied supporters on Friday to pressure government officials to extend tax credits and regulations designed to promote the use of solar energy.
Republican Sen. John McCain is mounting a campaign to repeal a protectionist law that artificially raises the cost of shipping goods between U.S. ports.
A new interest group officially launched on Wednesday with the goal of building a conservative case for campaign finance reform.