| Jan 18, 2015
| 8:09 AM
With one of their own in the governor's mansion, Illinois business leaders have a long wish list for wealthy venture capitalist Bruce Rauner. It includes cuts to high workers' compensation costs, fewer regulations and a focused effort to improve worker...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:03 PM
HARRISBURG (AP) — Labor unions and corporations are among the biggest contributors to Tom Wolf's inauguration celebration.
Information posted on Wolf's inauguration website showed contributions totaling $1.5 million as of mid-afternoon Thursday ...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 8:37 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sent a letter Monday to the CEO of Tenet Healthcare, asking him to join the governor's office in talks to revive a halted, $400 million merger between Tenet and five Connecticut hospitals.
Tenet pulled out of the deal Dec. 11 after...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Republican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan on Thursday painted a grim portrait of the financial house he'll inherit next year, saying Maryland needs "strong medicine" to end an era of outsized spending.
Hogan, citing the same financial numbers released by...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 10:04 AM
WETHERSFIELD — The town council unanimously approved a new contract Monday giving police dispatchers and some town hall employees raises of 2.5 percent to 2.85 percent in each of the next three years.
The labor agreement with Local 1303-408, AFSCME...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 7:25 PM
With murder trials, million-dollar civil suits and nasty custody hearings, there's no shortage of human drama in the Northampton County Court system, but Court Administrator Jill Cicero isn't used to seeing it play out in her office.
"I don't often see a...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 12:57 PM
TALLAHASSEE — After racking up more than $650,000 in legal fees, Florida Gov. Rick Scott is refusing to back down from his drug-testing crusade, most recently objecting to an attempt to close a drawn-out legal battle over requiring state workers...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:59 PM
In the spirit of the Christmas season, some Northampton County workers arrived at the government Center Monday bearing gifts for the man they say has given them nothing.
"For [County Executive] John Brown, we have a nice bag of coal," Justus James,...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Northampton County clerical specialist Sharon Wengryn had been limping for months when she decided to finally have foot surgery last week.
Turns out, her decision had less to do with the fact that her doctor has been recommending it for months and...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Waterbury Hospital will cut its expenses as early as January, which could mean layoffs and curtailed services, even as unions, administrators and local activists debate how the hospital should move forward after the collapse of its proposed merger....
| Dec 29, 2014
| 1:17 PM
In The Morning Call story, "Union to Brown: Have a lump of coal," the top officials of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union called Northampton County Executive John Brown a real Grinch and offered him a bag of coal...