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  • Health care savings: Fueling reform

     
    by Noam Levey and Mark Silva President Barack Obama, joined by an array of groups pledging to cut the cost of health care, said today that the commitment that insurers, hospitals, doctors and others have made to saving money will...
  • Suffolk union loses night-hour suit

     
    A state Supreme Court judge has rejected the Association of Municipal Employees' request for a preliminary injunction to stop once-a-month night hours at each of the county's four welfare centers. Justice Thomas Whelan rejected the union's claims that...

    Union president speaks out on Islip fiscal straits

     
    Teamsters Local 237 President Gregory Floyd of Valley Stream has been raising his profile as he seeks his first full term in an October membership vote. He says of Supervisor Phil Nolan in Islip, where the union represents 800...

    Benefit trims are easier for future civil servants

     
    Gov. Paterson's veto of 20-year retirements for cops and firefighters hired after July 1, and his leveraging cheaper pensions across the board, follows the rule that it is easier to cut compensation for future workers than for current ones....

    Opposition to tapping open space funds in Suffolk

     
    A host of environmental activists and civic leaders told Suffolk legislators they oppose a proposal to divert dedicated open space funds to the general fund Tuesday, though a powerful lobby spoke out in favor of the bill....