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  • Rauner 'Turnaround' tour not producing results so far

    Rauner 'Turnaround' tour not producing results so far
    In the months leading up to the showdown unfolding at the Capitol, Gov. Bruce Rauner spent much of his time touring Illinois, trying to create a groundswell of support for the pro-business wish list he hopes to push through a legislature run by...
  • Cheap oil's unexpected harm to U.S. economy

    If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy. It hasn't worked out that way. The economy is thought to have shrunk in the January-March quarter and may barely...
  • MdTA approves Maryland toll reductions

    The Maryland Transportation Authority's board voted Thursday to reduce tolls statewide at the urging of Gov. Larry Hogan — mostly for E-ZPass drivers but also for those who pay cash at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The $6 cash toll to cross the Bay...
  • Allscripts cuts 250 jobs

     Allscripts cuts 250 jobs
    Allscripts Healthcare Solutions said Monday it has eliminated 250 jobs primarily in the United States, including some at its Chicago headquarters. The job cuts represent about 3.5 percent of its global workforce of about 7,200 as of Dec. 31. Allscripts...
  • Analyst Calls Aetna Acquisition Of Humana Or Cigna 'Imminent'

    Analyst Calls Aetna Acquisition Of Humana Or Cigna 'Imminent'
    A financial analyst who covers Aetna said this week that the health insurer is poised for a large acquisition and that Humana or Cigna are likely targets. None of the companies would talk about the matter Friday, and the report was strictly one analyst's...
  • Walgreens gets a European makeover, or is it a takeover?

     Walgreens gets a European makeover, or is it a takeover?
    Walgreens, one of the oldest and most famous names in Chicago business, is undergoing a European makeover. Some would call it a takeover. Scotland native Alex Gourlay, 55, is in charge of the drugstore chain's nearly 8,300 stores across the country....
  • Tight state funding hits local classrooms hard

    Tight state funding hits local classrooms hard
    Money's still tight for schools years after the Great Recession — and with state support for schools barely at pre-recession levels, despite a 9 percent rise in state government revenue since then, the bite is felt most deeply in classrooms. On...
  • Broward eyes layoffs in school facilities department

    Broward eyes layoffs in school facilities department
    Another shakeup could be in store for the Broward school facilities department, with the district planning to lay off nine employees while creating 16 new positions next year to help oversee the $800 million bond. The facilities department was gutted...
  • Ex-Official Says Criticizing AG Jepsen, A Malloy Ally, Got Her Fired

    Ex-Official Says Criticizing AG Jepsen, A Malloy Ally, Got Her Fired
    Longtime state labor relations chief Linda J. Yelmini says that her abrupt firing, two weeks after the Nov. 4 election, was a delayed retaliation for her public criticism nine months earlier of Attorney General George Jepsen, a friend and political ally...
  • Lay off the layoff idea for state workers

    Lay off the layoff idea for state workers
    It's not possible. It's not legal. It's not practical. It's not fair. And it's not economical. Other than that, the suggestion offered to Gov. Bruce Rauner on these pages Tuesday is a good one. "Lay off the entire state workforce, and close the...
  • Florida job cuts up slightly in April

    Florida job cuts up slightly in April
    Job cuts by private employers in Florida were up slightly in April, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas, an outplacement firm that tracks announced job cuts. Florida employers announced 491 job cuts in April compared with 459 for the same month...