Businesses Preparing For IPO Say Climate Change Is A Risk

A growing number of companies filing for IPO say that climate change is a threat to their business. According to Quartz, up to 15% of companies have mentioned climate change in their pre-IPO filings, a 10% increase since 2009. The share of companies mentioning climate change in their initial public offering (IPO) registration documents has…

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Fatal Auto Accidents Exceed 40,000 For Third Consecutive Year

There are roughly 6 million auto accidents on U.S. roadways each year. These crashes can range from minor fender benders in parking lots, to multi-car pileups on major highways resulting in serious injuries, or worse. Sadly, for the first time since the Great Recession, the U.S. has experienced three consecutive years of at least 40,000…

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Public Funds, Private Schools: America’s Widespread School Funding Problem

Across the country, private school systems have been seeking public funding from various levels of government. Public reactions have been mixed, but a majority seem to agree that public funds should be reserved for public education, leaving charter and private schools to find their own sources of funding through tuition and similar means. Private School…

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3 Main Trends Impacting the Construction Sector In 2019

The construction sector is not only a major contributor to the U.S. but the entire world. With expenditures reaching over $1.2 billion, the U.S. is one of the largest construction markets across the globe. The industry has more than 670,000 employers with over 7 million employees. There are nearly 12.5 million manufacturing workers in the…

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Understanding the Green New Deal and How Farmers Could Change the Future

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest woman ever elected to the United States Congress, has received considerable attention in recent months. Although she’s certainly incensed many conservatives, no one can accuse the New York representative of resting on her laurels. She’s already considered to be one of the rising stars of the Democratic party and has played…

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The Texas Flu: 25% of Middle School Students Out Sick With Flu-Like Symptoms

Influenza is a common viral infection that can be deadly, especially in high-risk groups. Despite the fact that the U.S. holds an estimated 45% of the global pharmaceutical market, there are still plenty of flu cases each year that impact everyone from school children and working professionals to senior citizens attempting to enjoy retirement. Sadly,…

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New Bill in Washington State Wants to Ban Eyeball Tattoos

Though the allure of staining the whites of your eyeballs with permanent ink is tempting, Washington State wants to make this illegal, at least in the “eyes” of the law. Representative Tharinger of the 24th Legislative District of Washington hopes to make eyeball tattoos a thing of the past. Though not too many people engage…

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The U.S. Housing Market Isn’t Building Enough Houses, Experts Say

The U.S. housing market isn’t building enough new homes, experts say. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, a housing market crash isn’t in the cards, but the country is currently in the middle of a major housing shortage. Currently, studies show that the average amount it takes to sell a house in the U.S is $15,200. Many…

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NYC Developer Facing Prison For $58 Million Real Estate Scam

It’s no secret that living in New York City can be quite expensive — especially in Manhattan. In fact, the average sales price in Manhattan was $1.9 million for condos in existing buildings throughout the third quarter of 2017. Since condos and apartments can be so pricy, it’s important to be extra careful throughout the…

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