Quantcast
Home / News / Business News (page 40)

Business News

Idaho panel to urge Otter for special session on water fight

Key legislative leaders on June 6 promised to urge Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter to call a special session to resolve a longstanding water battle. Special sessions are rare in Idaho, with only 28 being held since the territory became a ...

Read More »

Court restores lawsuit against North Carolina “ag-gag” law

A federal appeals court is resurrecting a lawsuit by animal-rights groups against a North Carolina law that discourages undercover investigations into conditions at farms and other workplaces. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on June 5 reversed a North ...

Read More »

Study: Law firms slow to keep pace with changing market (access required)

A new survey shows that about half of law firms responding aren’t meeting their billable hour goals and remain slow to make changes to keep pace with a changing market. Over the past 10 years, Altman Weil’s 2018 Law Firms ...

Read More »

Local Idaho governments are vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks (access required)

Government IT departments are increasingly the target of cybersecurity attacks that not only put the public’s personally identifiable information at risk but can cost taxpayers money. “It’s a huge problem,” said Lt. Gov. Brad Little, who served as chairman of ...

Read More »

Idaho to take over regulating water pollution from EPA

Idaho will take over regulating pollution discharge into the state’s lakes and rivers from the federal government under an agreement signed June 5 by the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said the agreement was ...

Read More »

Milestone for US job market: More openings than unemployed

For the first time on record, the number of job openings in the United States exceeds the number of unemployed Americans — a trend that may soon give workers more leverage for pay raises. The number of available jobs in ...

Read More »

US services firms grew at faster pace in May

U.S. services firms expanded at a stronger pace in May compared to the prior month, as companies saw gains in business activity, new orders and employment. The Institute for Supply Management said June 5 that its services index rose to ...

Read More »

Wells Fargo exits retail banking in 4 Midwestern states

Wells Fargo is exiting retail banking operations in four Midwestern states as the beleaguered company follows through on previous plans to reduce the number of locations it has open. The San Francisco bank said April 5 that it will sell ...

Read More »