A state government agency tasked with ensuring “competent, professional and regulated commercial services are available to Alaska consumers” is increasing the cost of obtaining government permission to work in the state.
At a speech in Bowling Green, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) announced plans to work with lawmakers to pass right-to-work legislation during the 2017 legislative session, after neighboring West Virginia enacted a right-to-work law in 2016.
Michigan lawmakers are considering removing restrictions preventing government employees from representing themselves in negotiations with their employers, freeing labor unions from the responsibility of providing services to individuals.
A recent study by the MacIver Institute shows Wisconsin’s ambitious effort to get an increasing amount of its electricity from renewable-energy sources has led to greater power costs and has failed to create a significant number of jobs.
A Wisconsin county judge has ruled a state right-to-work law violates labor unions’ legal entitlement to money earned by public workers. The lawsuit was filed by labor unions looking to overturn Wisconsin’s right-to-work law, which was signed by Gov.
After hearing testimony from industry lobbyists, North Carolina lawmakers on the state’s Joint Legislative Administrative Procedure Oversight Committee decided to abandon proposed legislation that would have reformed the state’s occupational licensing
In the midst of a financial crisis, Flint, Michigan’s city council voted 7–1 to approve a proposal in 2013 to switch water providers from the Detroit Water and Sewage Department (DWSD) to the Karegnondi Water Authority (KWA).
Hours after West Virginia Gov. Earl Tomblin (D) vetoed a bill to prohibit employers from requiring union membership as a condition of employment, West Virginia lawmakers voted to override the veto on February 12.
A study from the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) forecasts the Obama administration’s new clean power plan (CPP) rules, aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions from the electric power sector, will decrease employment and increase the poverty
An investigative review conducted by the Associated Press (AP) of the impact of California's voter passed ballot measure, Proposition 39, to create green jobs has found three years after passage, just five percent of the promised jobs have been created
The Tax Foundation released a report today showing how much $100 buys in each state. The same $100 can buy you comparatively more in a low-price state than a high-price state, which shows the true cost of living.
The number of people receiving Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits fell to its lowest level since August 2011, according to monthly numbers released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Vacationers to Vermont dream of staying forever. But for many Vermonters trapped in the state’s struggling economy, opportunities in other states are convincing them to flee the Green Mountains for greener pastures.