Sources tell NPR that the Biden administration is close to announcing its pick to run the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees the $11 trillion mortgage market.
Signs of slowdown are everywhere after huge increases in vacation bookings, traveling and eating out earlier this year. Southwest Airlines, Airbnb and restaurants are starting to see a pullback.
The unemployment rate declined two-tenths of a percentage point last month to 3.5%, lower than the 3.6% jobless rate posted in March 2020, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday. The number of unemployed dropped to about 182,000, also below the pre-pandemic level of 187,000.
How to repurpose empty or nearly empty shopping malls is a question being asked in many communities. In Macon, the answer is "amphitheater."
GPB’s Rickey Bevington talks with Ellen Dunham Jones, director of the Urban Design Program at Georgia Tech and co-author of Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs about the history of American malls and the possibilities for their future.
Republicans believe the 2022 midterms will hinge on President Biden's handling of the economy. Strategists and campaign officials say voters across the U.S. rank higher prices above all other issues.
Relief payments moved 11.7 million people from poverty in 2020, according to new Census Bureau data.
California homes are burning. Why are they still increasing in value in regions prone to fire?
Prices have been climbing at the fastest pace in over a decade, as Americans pay more for gas, groceries and other items. The Labor Department issues its latest data for the month of August.
A larger White House campaign is targeting what it calls anti-competitive behavior in several industries, including meatpacking, in which over 80% of beef goes through just four companies.
U.S. Secretary of State Blinken testifies before a Senate panel about Afghanistan. Californians decide Tuesday whether to recall Gov. Newsom. Consumer Prices for August are expected to show a jump.
A key House Democrat released a plan to increase taxes on corporations and top earners to help offset some of the cost of a plan for child care, community college and many other programs.
Georgia airports need $1.3 billion for projects including runway extensions and terminal improvements, Carol Comer, director of the state Department of Transportation’s Intermodal Division, said Wednesday.
El Salvador became the first country in the world to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender, kicking off a big and bold experiment for the popular cryptocurrency.
The American dream of owning a small home with a backyard is being put on hold. In 1982, 40% of houses built were entry-level homes. By 2019, the annual share had fallen to 7%.