The Effects: California’s Travel Ban on Texas

California state employees can no longer use taxpayer dollars to travel to Texas because of a new Texas law the Golden State says discriminates against LGBT people who want to adopt — creating a potential new headache for the state’s tourism and travel industry. The...

Stuck on the GOP Budget

If Republicans can’t pass a budget, forget about a major overhaul of the nation’s tax code — at least if they want a GOP-only approach with President Donald Trump that would avoid Democratic delaying tactics. Congressional Republicans are struggling to...

Oil Surplus Drops Prices

Oil prices suffered steep losses Wednesday after U.S. government data showed a smaller-than-expected weekly decline in domestic supplies and an increase in gasoline stockpiles and crude production. “In the midst of summer driving season and typical high demand period...

Renegotiating NAFTA on the Border

President Donald Trump isn’t alone in his desire to renegotiate the trade agreement, but his motives are skewed, critics say. President Donald J. Trump has made no secret of his dislike for NAFTA, which he’s often pilloried as the “worst deal ever” and a “total...