VP Pence touts trade pact benefits in Pennsylvania stop

Politics 06/06/19, 19:34

Vice President Mike Pence dropped in Thursday on the presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania, where he toured a maker of packaging robots and urged Congress to pass a new trade pact with Canada and Mexico to benefit Pennsylvania's manufacturing sector. Pence predicted the trade pact would increase the more than $14 ...

Report: Asian economies lag as trade tensions drag on growth

Asia & Pacific 04/02/19, 23:00

Trade tensions between China and the United States are putting a drag on economies in the region, with growth likely to continue to slow in the coming two years, the Asian Development Bank says in a report released Wednesday.The Manila, Philippines-based regional lender's latest economic outlook forecasts that growth in ...

Texas booming but lawmakers warned of economic ‘uncertainty’

U.S. 01/07/19, 12:56

Texas' top financial official says heightened economic "uncertainty" from rising interest rates to unsettled trade policy is clouding the spending picture for state lawmakers who return to the Capitol this week.Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said Monday that a robust economy will give the Republican-controlled Legislature more spending power than in ...

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