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Washington state has asked the Department of Social and Health Services to examine options for a 15% budget cut after a projected $9 billion shortfall is expected over the next two years.
Fake reviews on Amazon.com Inc. during the pandemic have reached levels typically seen during the holiday shopping season.
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumers cut back on their borrowing in August, with credit card use dropping for a sixth straight month, reflecting caution in the midst of the pandemic-triggered recession.
U.S. consumer spending slowed in August and personal income fell as a $600 weekly benefit for Americans who are unemployed during the pandemic expired.
The Federal Reserve reported Tuesday that the 3.6% increase in July, which represented a $12.2 billion advance, followed a 3.3% rise in June and sharp declines in March, April and May.
Zoom’s videoconferencing service is deepening its integral role in life during the pandemic as tens of thousands more businesses and other users pay for subscriptions to get more control over their virtual meetings.
Stocks keep ticking higher on Wall Street, and more gains for the S&P 500 on Friday have it on pace to close out its fifth straight winning week.
Lawyering up when you break up is not necessary.
Having endured what was surely a record-shattering slump last quarter, the U.S. economy faces a dim outlook as a resurgent coronavirus intensifies doubts about any sustained recovery the rest of the year.
Social media has become the target of a dueling attack ad campaign being waged online by the sitting president and his election rival. They're shooting the messenger while giving it lots of money.
Families committed to college, but with the good sense to also know that cost matters, have long had motivation to consider community college. The case for community college is even stronger today, with the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis upending household finances.
U.S. consumers reduced their borrowing for a third straight month in May as the millions of jobs lost because of the coronavirus pandemic made households less eager to take on new debt.
U.S. consumer spending plunged 7.5% in March, reflecting the growing impact of the coronavirus pandemic as Americans complied with stay-at-home orders.
“Eastern’s not doing anything outrageous. We’re not doing anything extravagant,” EWU Athletic Director Lynn Hickey said. “At the same time, we know that we need to be responsible, fiscally. But we’ve been proactive on that. We’re getting better.”
Based on some calculations, Spokane residents get more from the state General Fund – but less from the Transportation Fund – than they send Olympia in taxes. But the formulas used to calculate those numbers have some limitations.
Washington should tap its rainy day fund for some $319 million to help fight homelessness in communities around the state, Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday.
A raft of expired and expiring tax breaks, including deductions for mortgage insurance premiums, college tuition and large medical bills, would be renewed under a massive government-wide funding bill approved by the Democratic-controlled House.
President Trump signed the Republican-held Senate’s temporary governmentwide spending bill that would keep federal agencies up and running through Dec. 20 and avert a government shutdown after midnight Thursday
The state Public Disclosure Commission, which enforces campaign finance laws, concluded that two labor-backed political action committees violated the rules during the hotly contested Spokane mayoral race. Then it let them off