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Money & Markets

Congress sells $1.2 trillion spending package before shutdown deadline

WASHINGTON — Congressional leaders from both parties looked to put a positive light on a $1.2 trillion spending package that lawmakers are working to approve before funding expires at midnight Friday for a host of key government agencies. Text of the legislation had not been released as of ...

Iowa community college tuition is up 3.6 percent this year, report shows

As Iowa’s community colleges battle inflation and try to hold down costs for students, a recent report shows that tuition makes up an increasingly smaller share of the schools’ total revenue. According to the Fiscal Year 2024 Iowa Community Colleges Tuition and Fees Report, released by ...

UAW may strike at small number of factories if it can’t reach deals

DETROIT — Leaders of the United Auto Workers union are considering targeted strikes at a small number of factories run by each of Detroit’s three automakers if they can’t reach contract agreements by a Thursday night deadline. The union’s leadership discussed smaller-scale strikes at ...