The deficit reduction plan President Obama introduced Monday will kill a farm subsidy that paid nearly $10 billion to Minnesota farmers from 1995 to 2010.
Updated: September 20, 2011, - 10:26 AM
A Senate panel is examining the fairness of the Internet giant's formula for who tops its highly coveted results lists as well as its own ad placements.
Updated: September 18, 2011, - 09:56 PM
The Obama administration estimates that the president's proposed American Jobs Act would support as many as 18,400 jobs in Minnesota and help some of the state's 71,000 long-term unemployed get back to work.
Updated: September 12, 2011, - 11:19 PM
WASHINGTON - In a rare show of bipartisan support, the Senate voted overwhelmingly late Thursday for a patent reform bill that passed the House of Representatives earlier this summer. The vote to approve was 89-9, with Republicans and Democrats teaming up to approve a measure that is intended to promote innovation and create jobs.
Updated: September 09, 2011, - 11:36 AM
The new excise tax was approved by Congress to help pay for the health care law. But the medical device industry says it would push good jobs out of the country.
Updated: September 09, 2011, - 10:08 AM
The longtime Twin Cities mainstay will be based in Arlington, Va., but nearly all of its 2,700 Minnesota jobs will remain unaffected.
Updated: September 08, 2011, - 08:02 PM
Congress has been slow to enact deals that Minnesota companies say would create tens of thousands of jobs.
Updated: September 07, 2011, - 07:44 AM
Eight state mayors urged Congress to extend the bill and its fees before they expire Sept. 30.
Updated: September 06, 2011, - 09:19 PM
The administration's trade representative is on a multicity tour to drum up support for deals with South Korea, Panama and Colombia.
Updated: September 04, 2011, - 09:00 PM