Stimulus projects stuck on the ground

Oct 23, 2009
The first stimulus-funded road project started in March. While that project is almost done, many others are not. Elizabeth Threlkeld reports.
Posted In: Washington

Defense contractors face lean times

Oct 20, 2009
Giant military contractor Lockheed Martin reported a healthy third-quarter profit. But it's still a tough environment for defense contractors. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Benefits big lure in military recruitment

Oct 14, 2009
For the first time since 1973, the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines have met or exceeded recruitment targets. It's not just the weak job market that's a factor. The military benefits package is a big draw. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Congress returns to its daily grind

Sep 8, 2009
Congress comes back to Washington, D.C. this week after summer break, and the local economy is excited to return to business as usual. But health care is threatening to take up a lot of space on the debate floor. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Trade, currency top focus in China talks

Jul 27, 2009
Tensions are high as U.S. and Chinese officials converge today in Washington. Talks will focus on trade between the two countries, U.S. consumption of Chinese products and whether China's currency is undervalued. Tamara Keith reports.
Posted In: Washington

More people drawn to government work

Jul 16, 2009
A job fair in D.C. today is attracting legions of prospective employees, and not just because of the poor job market. John Dimsdale explores changing views of the federal government and why people are becoming more interested.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington

U.S., South Korea hunt cyber attackers

Jul 9, 2009
Officials are trying to find the source of a new wave of cyber attacks on Web sites in the U.S. and South Korea. There's speculation that North Korea is behind the attacks, but sourcing a cyber offensive can be tricky. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Internet, Washington

Fuel efficiency enters bailout debate

Dec 9, 2008
Haggling over a $15 billion government rescue of the American automobile industry continues in Washington. One of the issues still being debated is how much fuel efficiency should be imposed on carmakers. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Auto, Washington

Response post: renewables can't be stopped

Oct 3, 2008
It looks like Michigan and Washington are closely aligned with their renewable portfolio standards of 10% by 2015 and 15% by 2020, respectively....
Posted In: bailout, renewable energy, Washington

FDA putting out the 'help wanted' sign

Apr 30, 2008
After a little financial help from Congress, the Food and Drug Administration announced it will hire 1,300 new employees. It's a big deal for an agency that currently employs about 10,000 workers. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Health, Jobs, Washington