568 results for "Rob Hotakainen"

  •   Relevance   Date
  • News

    Northwest lawmakers fear takeover of power agency's operations

    Lawmakers in the Pacific Northwest said Friday that they fear the Obama administration will move to take control of the operations of Bonneville Power Administration after the agency was accused of discriminating against veterans in its hiring.T...

    Friday, November 8, 2013 at 1:39 PM

  • News

    Top exporter of U.S. cars? It's a German company that wants uniform crash tests

    It may come as a surprise that the top exporter of U.S. cars is a company from Germany: BMW. Its Spartanburg plant in South Carolina, which employs 7,000 people, now produces more than 300,000 BMWs per year, sending 70 percent of them to 140 dif...

    Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 12:35 PM

  • News

    Pro-pot forces are out to legalize in 13 more states by 2017

    Buoyed by their success at the polls Tuesday, marijuana backers say they’ll now try to get the drug fully legalized in 13 more states by 2017. They’d join Colorado and Washington state, which voted last year to allow pot sales for re...

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 6:35 PM

  • News

    Voters give new momentum to legalizing marijuana

    The national drive to legalize marijuana won new momentum Tuesday as voters approved pro-pot ballot measures in Maine, Colorado and Michigan. Buoyed by their success at the polls, the Marijuana Policy Project, a pro-legalization group, said it w...

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 12:53 PM

  • News

    U.S. chicken growers balk at European trade deal

    U.S. chicken growers will send 20 percent of their product to more than 100 countries this year, but none of it is going to Europe. And industry officials say that’s unlikely to change, even if the U.S. strikes a new trade deal with the Eu...

    Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 1:07 PM

  • News

    Portland, Me., becomes first East Coast city to legalize marijuana

    Voters in Portland, Me., made their city the first on the East Coast to legalize marijuana on Tuesday.

    Monday, November 4, 2013 at 3:33 PM

  • News

    Trade talks resume with European Union; U.S. scraps beef ban

    After getting disrupted by the federal government shutdown, trade talks between the United States and the European Union are back on track, with a second round of negotiations set to begin on Nov. 11 in Brussels, officials announced today. And E...

    Monday, November 4, 2013 at 1:26 PM

  • News

    Obama wants `global teams' to create more foreign investment for U.S.

    President Barack Obama said today that he will create new "global teams" led by U.S. ambassadors as a way to increase foreign investment in the U.S. economy, with the aim of producing more jobs for the middle class. "America is op...

    Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 2:49 PM

  • News

    States will woo foreign investors at Obama summit

    With no state tax on personal or corporate income, Washington state touts itself as a good fit for foreign investors looking to spend some money in the United States.

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 6:51 PM

  • News

    Marijuana ads stir the pot over drug safety, free speech

    Critics fear that the increased advertising promoting marijuana use is a sign of things to come as support for legalization continues to grow, reflected by a Gallup poll that found backing from a record high 58 percent of Americans. And they see...

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Top Jobs

View All

Find a Home

Find a Car

Search New Cars