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President Joe Biden pauses as he speaks about the March jobs report in the State Dining Room of the White House, Friday, April 2, 2021, in Washington.

Biden’s Rust Belt revival plan risks luring more foreign steel

President Joe Biden pauses as he speaks about the March jobs report in the State Dining Room of the White House, Friday, April 2, 2021, in Washington.

April 4, 2021, 6:00am Business

Arguably the biggest beneficiaries of President Joe Biden’s plan to spend $620 billion on highways, roads and bridges are the steelmakers. Read story

The Internal Revenue Service Headquarters is seen in Washington, D.C. More than 50 of the largest U.S. companies paid nothing in federal income taxes last year, even though they reported big pretax profits as a group. (J.

Report: 50 of largest U.S. firms paid zero in income tax

The Internal Revenue Service Headquarters is seen in Washington, D.C. More than 50 of the largest U.S. companies paid nothing in federal income taxes last year, even though they reported big pretax profits as a group. (J.

April 4, 2021, 6:00am Business

NEW YORK — Just as President Joe Biden is pushing to raise taxes on companies to help pay for his infrastructure plan, a report from a Washington policy group is highlighting how many firms pay zero despite making big pretax profits. Read story

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Clark County Business Briefing

Doug Koekkoek

April 4, 2021, 5:56am Business Briefs

People in Business Read story

Data on 500M Facebook accounts found online

April 3, 2021, 5:09pm Business

NEW YORK — Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available on a website for hackers. Read story

A hiring information sign is displayed at a fast food restaurant in Des Plaines, Ill., Friday, April 2, 2021. America's employers unleashed a burst of hiring in March, adding 916,000 jobs in a sign that a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession is taking hold as vaccinations accelerate, stimulus checks flow through the economy and businesses increasingly reopen. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) (nam y.

From child care to COVID-19, job market faces obstacles

A hiring information sign is displayed at a fast food restaurant in Des Plaines, Ill., Friday, April 2, 2021. America's employers unleashed a burst of hiring in March, adding 916,000 jobs in a sign that a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession is taking hold as vaccinations accelerate, stimulus checks flow through the economy and businesses increasingly reopen. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) (nam y.

April 3, 2021, 3:49pm Business

WASHINGTON — A surge in hiring in the United States last month — 916,000 added jobs, the most since August — coincides with growing confidence that a blistering pace of job growth will continue as vaccinations increase and federal aid fuels economic growth. Read story

The Webber Building, located at 400 Columbia St. in Vancouver, is pictured on Tuesday morning. The building is located on the Waterfront Gateway Properties, a city-owned piece of land due for a redevelopment.

Vancouver’s Waterfront Gateway has suitors

The Webber Building, located at 400 Columbia St. in Vancouver, is pictured on Tuesday morning. The building is located on the Waterfront Gateway Properties, a city-owned piece of land due for a redevelopment.

April 3, 2021, 2:38pm Business

The city of Vancouver is seeking a developer to transform 6.4 acres of land near City Hall into a pedestrian-friendly urban area with the same grandeur as the Waterfront Vancouver. Read story

FILE - In this March 25, 2021, file photo African Methodist Episcopal Church Bishop Reginald Jackson announces a boycott of Coca-Cola Co. products outside the Georgia Capitol n Atlanta.

Pressure mounts on corporations to denounce GOP voting bills

FILE - In this March 25, 2021, file photo African Methodist Episcopal Church Bishop Reginald Jackson announces a boycott of Coca-Cola Co. products outside the Georgia Capitol n Atlanta.

April 3, 2021, 1:25pm Business

ATLANTA — Liberal activists are stepping up calls for corporate America to denounce Republican efforts to tighten state voting laws, and businesses accustomed to cozy political relationships now find themselves in the middle of a growing partisan fight over voting rights. Read story

Edward Eley, 45, opened Rollin Right Repairs in 2017. The store has been filled wall-to-wall with bikes during the pandemic. "I have no idea," he said when asked how many bikes were in the shop. "Enough so I have a walkway that I can get in and out. With the year I've had, that's fine with me because that's manageable.

Working in Clark County: Edward Eley, bicycle mechanic and owner of Rollin Right Repairs

Edward Eley, 45, opened Rollin Right Repairs in 2017. The store has been filled wall-to-wall with bikes during the pandemic. "I have no idea," he said when asked how many bikes were in the shop. "Enough so I have a walkway that I can get in and out. With the year I've had, that's fine with me because that's manageable.

April 3, 2021, 6:00am Business

Edward Eley might be one of the few with dirty hands during the pandemic. Read story

Weston: If you need to find tax help, try DIY first

April 3, 2021, 5:58am Business

Getting help from the IRS this tax season is going to be a challenge. Read story

A new Floor & Decor is planned to be built at 11919 N.

Former Safeway on Hayden Island being demolished; flooring store to be built

A new Floor & Decor is planned to be built at 11919 N.

April 2, 2021, 2:16pm Business

The Hayden Island Safeway that closed in 2018 is being demolished to make way for a flooring store called Floor & Decor. Read story