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Kan. legislative negotiators agree on tax cuts

April 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Richard Cram, center, policy and research director for the Kansas Department of Revenue, confers with Steve Stotts, left, the department’s taxation director, and Gordon Self, right, an attorney on the Legislature’s bill-drafting staff, during negotiations between the House and Senate over tax cuts, Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Statehouse, in...

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Insurance co. balks at claims in fatal Conn. fire

April 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Dec. 25, 2011, file photo, firefighters investigate a house in Stamford, Conn., where an early morning fire left five people dead. An insurance company argued in a lawsuit filed April 24, 2012, in New York it should not have to pay claims...

Chrysler posts best quarterly profit in 13 years

April 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – The Chrysler name and emblem hangs on the side of the building at a Larry H. Miller dealership, in this Feb. 11, 2006 file photo taken in Sandy, Utah. The Auburn Hills, Mich., company made a net profit of $473 million, its best quarter in 13...

House OKs cybersecurity bill despite veto threat

April 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — The House ignored Obama administration objections Thursday and approved...

Roswell Community Federal Credit Union wants to be your primary financial institution

April 26, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

Roswell Community Federal Credit Union is conveniently located at 2514 N. Main St. If you live or work in CHAVES, EDDY, LINCOLN, ROOSEVELT or De BACA counties you are eligible to bank at Roswell CU, offering all the services of the ‘big’ banks,...

SKorea retailers halt US beef sales over mad cow

April 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A South Korean store employee sets out packs of domestic beef on the shelves at a Lotte Mart store in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 25, 2012. Two major South Korean retailers, including Lotte Mart, suspended sales of U.S. beef Wednesday following the...

Parnell removes oil taxes from special session

April 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

John Boucher and Karen Rehfeld with the Office of Management and Budget appear before the House Resources Committee and House Special Committee on Energy on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, in Juneau, Alaska. Testimony was on the potential impact of the...

Brazil's Congress approves changes to enviro law

April 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Environmentalists hold up protest signs that read in Portuguese “Veto Dilma,” “Mourning for the Forest” and “No to the new forest law” during a session by Chamber of Deputies who are expected to vote on a new forest law in...

Senate votes to slow closing of post offices

April 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine., Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., and Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., speak about the Postal Reform Bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

Obama to kick off campaign rallies in Ohio, Va.

April 26, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Iowa, Wednesday, April 25, 2012, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Diving into campaign mode full-bore, President Barack Obama will headline his first re-election rallies next...