Stories tagged: money
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 7:39 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is taking steps toward a presidential bid, forming a federal political-action committee and soliciting money he could use to travel to early 2020 primary and caucus …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 10:32 a.m.
After a hotly contested primary race that saw the candidates for governor spend more than $4 million combined, campaign finance reports filed Wednesday show much lower figures for rivals Brad …
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018
An anonymous tipster this week alerted several local news outlets to the investigation, saying a large amount of taxpayer money had been stolen by an employee of the county’s risk …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 10:25 p.m.
A campaign bankrolled by the oil industry has raised $20.46 million to defeat a carbon pollution fee on the ballot in Washington state aiming at tackling climate change.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
With all of Idaho’s prisons above capacity, county jails packed full and hundreds of Idaho inmates being held temporarily at a private jail in Texas, what Idaho needs is a …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
Both camps are claiming unprecedented interest and donations in the race to represent Eastern Washington in Congress. The contest between the House of Representatives’ fourth-ranking Republican and the former Democratic …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 2:55 p.m.
The global climate summit in Paris was designed to bypass Donald Trump, but the U.S. president ended up playing a starring role.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 7:51 p.m.
The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:08 a.m.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza are now on the money, literally.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
For the first time in at least a decade, spending by outside groups in this year’s City Council races reached all corners of the city. Through Friday, more than $372,000 …
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 2:57 p.m.
A former employee of the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon has filed a lawsuit against the diocese and Bishop Michael Hanley, claiming he assaulted a female priest and misused donated funds.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s joint fundraising committee sent an email Monday asking donors to show support for Vice President Mike Pence’s decision to leave an NFL game in Indianapolis after some …
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 11:26 a.m.
A pilot program to help protect the Flathead Basin from invasive aquatic mussels faces funding problems.
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
NEW YORK – Equifax knows a lot about you. That is, in essence, how it makes money. The company and its competitors have in their files the personal financial information …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
Oregon’s public pension managers have voted to undertake a major shift in the way they invest members’ money, turning to age-based investment funds for beneficiaries’ individual accounts.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
An Olympia commission is proposing the city’s elected officials receive a salary increase of about 25 percent.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 7:54 a.m.
Hawaii said Tuesday that it aims to be the first state to have marijuana sales handled without cash, saying it wanted to avoid robberies and other crimes targeting dispensaries.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 2:04 p.m.
Police in the southern Idaho city of Pocatello say counterfeit $100 bills are being passed at local businesses.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 5:28 p.m.
For nearly four decades, fans of the late singer Elvis Presley have made a solemn procession past his grave at his Graceland mansion during the annual candlelight vigil commemorating his …
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 12:16 p.m.
Money may not grow on trees, but its value can grow.
Mon., July 31, 2017
Most people on the street ask for money, but many of them have other basic needs that are easy to satisfy.
Sun., July 23, 2017
It sure sounds like a nice idea. Print a bunch of money and everyone gets rich. We could buy anything we wanted. Ah, if only it were that easy. It …
Sun., July 2, 2017, 12:34 p.m.
A new 2,000 Syrian Lira ($3.9) bank note with the face of President Bashar Assad will go into circulation Sunday, the Syrian Central Bank announced.
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 6:39 p.m.
The pound fell sharply after Britain’s election saw the Conservatives lose their majority in parliament, raising questions about the next government’s ability to lead the talks to leave the European …
Thu., May 25, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
A new survey shows the top paid executive in Washington state last year was the head of Starbucks.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
In defense of millennials, a new Bankrate survey shows the generation has the will, and National Board of Realtors data show they have the wallet (or at least the mortgages).
Wed., May 17, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
U.S. household debt reached a record high in the first three months of this year, topping the previous peak reached in 2008.
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
Ryan Johnson was 22 when he succumbed to a heroin addiction that had intensified as the Erie, Pennsylvania, high school graduate grew disillusioned with his future. His mother found him …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
President Donald Trump wants to boost the military’s budget by billions of dollars. But given the chance, the public – even his fellow Republicans – would do just the opposite, …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 8:14 a.m.
Twenty-five years ago, when plans for the euro were formally set down, an unofficial promise was made: Bring this currency to life, and the economies that use it will grow …