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  • Rauner turns up budget heat on Democrats

    Rauner turns up budget heat on Democrats
    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner sent a message to ruling Democratic lawmakers Wednesday by using his veto power to eliminate legislative pay raises as the state entered a new budget year without a spending plan in place. The move came as Democrats pushed a...
  • Central Florida court clerks strive to weather cutbacks without slashing services

    Central Florida court clerks strive to weather cutbacks without slashing services
    Central Florida clerks of court are struggling to ward off furloughs, layoffs and diminished services as they weather a 5 percent spending reduction that has forced jurisdictions elsewhere into major cutbacks. The budget pinch struck clerks offices...
  • Layoffs drop by half in Florida

    Layoffs drop by half in Florida
    Florida's private employers laid off half as many workers in June as the year before — at a time when layoffs nationally increased. Employers in Florida cut 636 jobs in June and 7,768 in the first half of the year, outplacement firm Challenger,...
  • China's manufacturing weak in June, more jobs cut

    China's manufacturing was weak in June and employers cut more jobs, two surveys showed Wednesday, in a new sign the world's second-largest economy is struggling to emerge from a slump. HSBC Corp. said its purchasing managers' index stood at 49.4, largely...
  • Just how green are state governments?

    WASHINGTON When President Barack Obama this spring ordered federal agencies to cut their greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade to 40 percent below 2008 levels the concept was hardly novel to state governments. For years, governors and legislatures...
  • Kraft shareholders to vote on Heinz deal Wednesday

    Kraft shareholders to vote on Heinz deal Wednesday
    The fate of more than 400 workers at the Kraft Foods Group plant in Upper Macungie remains uncertain, a little more than three months after H.J. Heinz Co. announced its plan to buy the Northfield, Ill.-based macaroni-cheese maker. That hazy outlook...
  • Kraft CFO and many others out with Heinz deal

    Kraft CFO and many others out with Heinz deal
    Many of Kraft's top leaders, including Chief Financial Officer James Kehoe, will leave the food maker soon after it combines with H.J. Heinz, the companies said Monday. Heinz announced its plan to buy Northfield-based Kraft in March. Kraft shareholders...
  • Gap to close Promenade Shops store

    Gap to close Promenade Shops store
    The Gap and GapKids stores in the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley will close their doors next month as part of a nationwide cost-cutting initiative at the struggling retailer. Both of the Lehigh Valley stores posted announcements on their Facebook...
  • Michigan utilities work to comply with air pollution rule

    The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to release a decision this week about new mercury and toxic air emissions standards for power plants, but Michigan's utility companies have already been working toward compliance. The case against the U.S. Environmental...
  • General Mills plans to cut about 700 more jobs

    MINNEAPOLIS General Mills on Thursday said it will begin a new round of cost-cutting, chiefly in its international division, that will result in the elimination of 675 to 725 jobs over the next year. The process will affect 20 jobs in Minnesota, a...
  • Researchers Moving To Cambridge As Bristol-Myers Squibb Reduces Staff In Wallingford

    Researchers Moving To Cambridge As Bristol-Myers Squibb Reduces Staff In Wallingford
    Bristol-Myers Squibb is opening an office in the Kendall Square section of Cambridge, Mass., the red-hot center of biotech research, and like fellow pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, is reducing its presence in Connecticut as a result. The New Jersey-based...