Daily Archives: May 4, 2018

Iowa governor signs fetal ‘heartbeat bill’ into law

FILE–In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds speaks during a news conference as acting Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, left, looks on during the opening day of the Iowa Legislature at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Reynolds has no documentary evidence or other records explaining why she ordered the abrupt firing of longtime ally Iowa Finance ...

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Trade wars threaten to disrupt American firms’ global supply chains

“DON’T panic yet,” advises the sandwich king of Ohio. Robert Grote is chief executive of JE Grote Company, a family-run firm in Columbus that is a global manufacturer of pizza-preparation machines, bacon-slicers and automated sandwich-makers. Since about half of its $60m or so of annual sales comes from outside America and his firm buys speciality steel from Europe, he is ...

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