In an editorial published in the Washington Times, CEA President/CEO Gary Shapiro on Wednesday came out strongly against "card check" legislation, a proposed law that opponents say would deprive workers of a secret ballot vote in union elections.
With the analog signal shutoff less than two months away, customers in need of converter boxes are being urged to apply for the government's coupon program sooner rather than later. That's because the government funds appropriated for the coupons may run out early next month.
In a move that will hopefully alleviate some stress for U.S. consumers a report from the Associated Press says federal regulators earlier this week adopted sweeping new rules for the credit card industry that will shield consumers from increases in interest rates on existing account balances among other changes.
An electronics industry veteran-turned-Congressman is getting set to take on an important new role in the House of Representatives.
The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) last week named Kevin Messner its new vice president of government relations. In the new role, Messner will supervise the group's legislative priorities, as well as regulatory, political and grassroots programs.
Are we in a recession? Most Americans would say we have been for quite awhile, and on Monday a panel made it official.
Under pressure from Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, the bankruptcy court overseeing Tweeter has agreed to continue to accept gift cards in the stores through the end of the year, or until its stores close, whichever occurs first. The request was also made, and granted, by attorneys general in other states.