(NEW YORK) -- You've seen them on the roads, at the local Walmart, maybe in your neighbor's driveway.Electric vehicles are proliferating across the nation, yet so many Americans still have questions about these battery-powered trucks and cars: Where do I charge them? What if... Read More.
Marvel movie fans notoriously take the material seriously, but the same can't be said for Taika Waititi.Waititi was a relative unknown when he was given the directing job on 2017's Thor: Ragnarok. His offbeat sensibilities revitalized the character, and audiences responded to the... Read More.
Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) announced that the Pacific Northwest has been named a Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub, receiving a $1 billion investment. The designation for the Pacific NW Hydrogen Hub, a collective of private sectors, government, academic, research, and philanthropic communities across Washington,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers continued hiring in September, despite increased interest rates and an uncertain economic outlook. Employers added 336,000 jobs last month, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released Friday.The September gains were higher than the average... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. hiring spree slowed in recent months as employers took on fewer workers and provided smaller wage increases, government data released on Friday showed.Hiring held steady in August as the U.S. economy added 187,000 jobs, according to a report from... Read More.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is now streaming on Disney+. The blockbuster, of course, stars returning cast members from the previous movies, including Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star-Lord, Dave Bautista as Drax and Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper voicing, respectively, Groot and Rocket.Some newcomers also joined the universe this time around. How... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden didn’t mince words when it comes to his efforts to crack down on short-term health plans, calling them “a scam” and saying they can leave Americans “played for a sucker.”“You know, in America, it sounds corny, but is fairness... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the U.S. hurtles closer to a default on its debt as early as next month, the economic consequences could prove devastating, especially for millions who stand to lose their jobs.Even a brief debt ceiling breach of about one week would... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A better-than-expected jobs report on Friday defied interest rate hikes that aim to slash inflation by cooling the economy.Instead, the U.S. added 253,000 jobs in April, marking a slight decline from an average of 290,000 over the previous six months. The... Read More.
Today, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) congratulated two Northwest Washington small businesses that were awarded federal grants under the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) Assistance to Small Shipyards Grant Program, which helps shipyards modernize, increase productivity and create jobs.MARAD awarded $1,168,613 to Everett... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Roku plans to lay off another 200 workers, or 6% of its workforce, the video-streaming company said in a government filing on Thursday, just months after a prior round of layoffs in the fall that slashed 200 jobs.The company's revenue surged... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The job market is booming, despite headline-grabbing layoffs at tech behemoths like Amazon and Google.As illustrated by that contrast in fortunes, however, the hiring surge hasn't been distributed equally. For waiters and bartenders, job boards are lighting up; for computer programmers,... Read More.