What The District?!

For better or worse, the way Congressional districts are drawn can determine who wins elections, which communities are represented, and what laws are passed. Explore how your own district has changed (sometimes dramatically) over time. What The District?! For better or worse, the way Congressional districts are drawn can determine who wins elections, which communities…

Companies could have paid workers more if they diverted stock buybacks: rep…

Publicly traded companies in the restaurant, retail and food manufacturing industries could have paid their workers thousands of dollars more if they had used the money they spent on stock buybacks on wages instead, according to a report released Tuesday. “Stock buybacks greatly benefit corporate executives (who hold stock-based compensation) and market speculators, but they…