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  • Ruling Favors Troopers On 1,248 Minimum; Malloy Will Appeal

    In a victory for the state police union, a judge has refused Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's request to dismiss a lawsuit by the union regarding Malloy's layoff of 56 troopers. The judge also said that the state's law requiring a minimum of 1,248 troopers is...
  • UPDATE: Indiana Republicans approve fines on boycotters

    UPDATE: Indiana Republicans approve fines on boycotters
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana House Republicans on Wednesday approved $1,000-a-day fines against boycotting Democratic legislators who gathered in the Statehouse Rotunda with labor union supporters rather than show up to debate a divisive right-to-...
  • State Employee Fired In Food Stamp Scandal; 1199 Union Worker

    A state employee has been fired in the emergency food stamp fraud scandal after receiving $200 in benefits, officials said Wednesday. The union worker was terminated for understating her income while applying for the federal benefits, said her attorney,...
  • Labor wants guaranteed role in wind-power plan

    Organized labor wants a guaranteed role in the offshore wind project Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to propose — and the unions want it in writing. The demand by construction unions is the latest hurdle for O'Malley's effort to spur the...
  • Governor Daniels to deliver Republican response following State of the Union

    Governor Daniels to deliver Republican response following State of the Union
    Governor Mitch Daniels has been selected to give the Republican response following President Obama's State of the Union speech next week. GOP leaders have praised Daniels for his management of our state's budget. "It's natural that he would be someone...
  • City libraries to be open Monday afternoons

    City libraries to be open Monday afternoons
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a plan today to keep the city's branch libraries open six days a week by rehiring union workers and relocating employees from the Harold Washington Library to the neighborhood outposts. Emanuel made the move without the...
  • UPDATE 1 -- Obama Signals State Of Union A Campaign Rallying Call

    UPDATE 1 -- Obama Signals State Of Union A Campaign Rallying Call
    WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, offering a first glimpse of next week's State of the Union address, made clear on Saturday that the speech will deliver a starkly partisan election-year call for a "return to American values." "I'm going to...
  • Harford teachers bonus is still negotiable, but not for long

    Nearly 2,000 Harford County government employees received a bonus last month, but, time is running out for several thousand educators whose union has rejected County Executive David R. Craig's one-time offer. The dispute pits Craig, who is term-limited...
  • Fox59 to carry State of the Union, GOP response Tuesday

    Fox59 to carry State of the Union, GOP response Tuesday
    President Barack Obama is expected to focus on economic fairness for the middle class during his State of the Union address Tuesday. Mr. Obama is also expected to talk about what he calls a return to American values and the blueprint he has for the...
  • Mortgage lenders offer states new terms for draft settlement over foreclosures

    Mortgage lenders offer states new terms for draft settlement over foreclosures
    The nation's five largest mortgage lenders have offered a draft settlement to pay out as much as $25 billion to cover new terms for homeowners driven out by foreclosure, but government officials said Monday the states won't be able to close the deal...
  • President readies for State of the Union; Kicking off reelection campaign

    President readies for State of the Union; Kicking off reelection campaign
    It's being touted as one of the most critical speeches in Barack Obama's presidency as he delivers the State of the Union tonight. The speech comes at a time when the President's approval numbers are well below 50 percent. All of the political talk...