Businesses get about $2,000 for every six-month placement they provide for the unemployed.
Government incentives and politics don't always mix.
The nuclear power plant will be "retired" at the end of September, but the state wants to support the four remaining plants.
Lawmakers in the House and Senate have reached a bipartisan agreement on a nearly $900 billion bill. To get there, House Republicans backed off demands to increase work requirements for people receiving food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The bill could come up for a vote this week.
Medicare Advantage was once in jeopardy, too. But then Congress stepped in.
The Congressional Budget Office figures the price of new legislation and tries to predict behavioral changes.
The FCC's $9.25 subsidy will open up broadband access to more low-income households.