| 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...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:22 AM
For anyone who thinks it's a shame the state drove out a hospital company that was willing to invest more than $400 million here, all might not be lost.
A top Tenet Healthcare executive, point man in the Dallas-based chain's effort to take over five...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 4:19 PM
The head of Waterbury Hospital said layoffs and budget cuts are imminent regardless of whether state Senate leaders can rekindle interest by a Texas hospital chain to buy Waterbury and four other nonprofit hospitals in Connecticut.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:07 PM
Chicago's largest labor coalition on Friday conspicuously left the office of mayor off its list of endorsements for the Feb. 24 city elections, even as it backed candidates or declared neutrality in nearly all the other contests on the ballot.
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:51 PM
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has ordered a statewide hiring freeze and will soon announce spending cuts as he looks to close a projected budget deficit for the current fiscal year.
In a memo sent Wednesday to state agency leaders, Malloy's...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:41 PM
WETHERSFIELD — The town council tabled action on a new union contract Monday to obtain a legal ruling on a Republican charge that a conflict of interest prohibits Democrats from voting on the agreement.
At issue is $1,500 in donations made in...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:19 PM
For Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner and other politicians looking to the courts for guidance on how to legally reduce a worst-in-the-nation public pension debt that threatens to hamstring Illinois' economy and government, Sangamon County Circuit Judge John Belz...