Skip to content

Business & Economy

Featured Articles

Related Articles

KU report says Kansas banking greatly improved

Associated Press

A new report by the Kansas University Center for Banking Excellence has determined that the state of banking in Kansas is greatly improved and the industry positioned to thrive despite new regulatory standards.

Ga. police offer holiday shipping safety tips

Associated Press

As shipping companies scramble to accommodate for the holiday rush, police in coastal Georgia are offering tips to ensure that packages reach their rightful owners.

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder explains the transportation department's revenue budget ballot option during a news conference in Lansing, Mich., Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Michigan voters would be asked to approve a 1 percentage point hike in the 6 percent state sales tax as part of an estimated $1.6 billion road and school funding deal announced Thursday by Snyder and legislative leaders. The Republican-led Legislature is expected to vote on the plan later in the day, the last of the two-year session. A statewide vote would occur in May if two-thirds of the House and Senate okay the proposed constitutional amendment. (AP Photo/David Eggert)

Michigan voters to decide road funding tax hike

- Associated Press

Michigan voters will be asked to pass a sales tax increase as part of a $1.3 billion transportation funding deal approved early Friday by lawmakers, who settled on an all-or-nothing statewide vote to fix deteriorating roads.

Michigan lawmakers voting on road funding plan

Associated Press

Michigan lawmakers have begun voting on a major road funding plan, more than 11 hours after the deal was announced by Gov. Rick Snyder and legislative leaders.

Lexington woman showcasing challenged artisans

Associated Press

A Lexington woman is taking items made by people around the world who have lived through abuse, conflict, disease and other challenges and making them available in an online retail business she founded.