| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Voters of this bustling beachfront city will elect two commissioners on Nov. 4 from a field of six candidates.
Three people are challenging incumbent Anthony Sanders for Seat 1: Business owner Gerald Dean, retiree Ann Pearl Henigson and condo...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:37 PM
UPDATE: James Ridgely withdrew from the race on Sept. 29.
Three rookies, one activist and an incumbent are competing for two at-large commission seats.
The candidate with the most votes will be mayor for two years, earning a $23,160 salary. The...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Chicago cabbies won't get a fare hike but stand to get a centralized dispatching system to help taxi companies compete with ride-sharing services under a plan Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveiled today.
The idea is part of a package of cab industry reforms...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:48 PM
STAMFORD — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie campaigned alongside Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley Tuesday, and in his second visit to Connecticut this year Christie said national Republicans have identified the race as one of the most...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Chicago cabbies will protest Thursday what they say are burdensome city administrative regulations that cost them time and money as they struggle to make a living.
Cabdrivers are locked in a fight with the city over rules for ride-sharing companies and...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:19 PM
The UC regents Thursday awarded pay increases of as much as 20% to the leaders of the Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Merced and Riverside campuses and set the annual salary of the new UC Irvine chancellor, Howard Gillman, at $485,000.
The regents said the...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Between now and Aug. 26, Florida Democrats need to decide if they'll go with their hearts or their minds in the race for their party's nomination for governor.
Tugging at their heartstrings is Nan Rich, a lifelong Democrat and champion of just about...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 12:24 PM
NEW BRITAIN — After hearing from ballot hopeful Jonathan Pelto earlier in the day, the largest labor group of state workers heard from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and quickly endorsed him on Thursday night.
The vote, which took place shortly after 7 p.m....
| Jul 15, 2014
AFSCME, the union that represents state, county and city workers, has added 92,155 members since January, though its overall membership has sagged, and its president, Lee Saunders, expressed worry Monday that his union could be further harmed by a...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:17 AM
Union leaders are planning to push their effort to strengthen Chicago cabbies' bargaining position with the city by holding a march and rally today in the Loop.
The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees' afternoon event is timed...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:17 PM
A political action committee backed by public employee unions launched its first general election TV ad today, criticizing Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner over taxation of the elderly.
Officials from the Illinois Freedom PAC would not...