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How ‘secure’ is the retirement savings bill?

Business reporters can get ahead of the competition by advancing this personal finance story that will be making headlines in the fall. Retirement experts believe that U.S. workers could soon

Don’t let this story go up in smoke!

Have you been reading the ads distributed by your news organization’s outlets lately? You may be missing a breaking business news story by overlooking this important source if you do.

3 more local story ideas on the new tax law

Taxes never sleep. While the time to file taxes has passed, and people have either received a refund or paid the government, the effects of the new tax cuts bill

3 stories to report now on the new tax cuts

Many taxpayers saw an immediate increase in their paychecks after H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Bill, became law on January 1, 2018. But they may not be paying attention

Investigating company claims after the tax cut

Immediately after the tax cut passed in December, companies like Walmart, AT&T, Boeing, Comcast, and Wells Fargo began announcing how they would invest in employees and facilities. Many of these

FOIA user’s guide: Six key sources

When a city bids to host the Olympics, it’s big sports news. It’s also a massive business story. Billions are invested, which means companies will vie for it and taxpayers often

Business stories in health care legislation

The failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act continues to be a major political story, as politicians indicate they will continue their attempts to kill Obamacare. The status of the

Fighting Right to Work CC by Joe Brusky

How to cover right-to-work and union fees

Since the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, many media organizations are following the tussle between President Obama and Congress about naming a successor to the court. Scalia’s death

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