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  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: What's A Little Litigation Between Friends?

     
    Pennsylvania's adultBasic insurance program may be gone, but it's not forgotten in the state's appellate courts system. Three people formerly covered by the low-cost insurance program that provided coverage to 41,000 residents have filed a lawsuit in...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Mandate Relief Bills Clear Committee.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. A package of bills designed to free school districts from onerous state mandates like School desk requirements that all students have pencils and go to school on days that end in "Y" cleared a critical Senate...
  • Easton Teachers' Union Prez: Guv's Cuts Would Devastate Schools.

     
    he President Of The Teachers Union ... .. in the Easton Area School District warned this afternoon of what Img201 he said were potentially catastrophic consequences of proposed cuts in state funding for public education. "It means class sizes will...
  • Two L.A. city unions accept employee concessions

     
    Two of the four employee groups that rejected Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's plan for worker concessions last month have ratified it on the second go-round -– sparing them from dozens of unpaid days off in the coming year, union......
  • ACLU sues Gov. Scott over drug testing

     
    The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida is suing Gov. Rick Scott to stop random drug testing of state employees, a policy enacted by Scott shortly after taking office. The suit has been filed on behalf of the American Federation of State, County and...
  • Some Quality Time With Rich Trumka.

     
    National AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka ... ... swung through town today for an event for embattled state Rep. Bill DeWeese, D-Greene, and while there, he took a few minutes to chat about issues ranging from the current state of labor......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Budget Deal Imminent?

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We have returned this morning from our tropical idyll on Isla de Capitol Ideas to find that an agreement on the 2011-12 state budget could be reached as soon as today. Our friends at Capitolwire......
  • AFSCME, State Reach Tentative Deal.

     
    Corbett Administration Negotiators ... ... and the state's largest public employees union have reached a tentative agreement on a new, three-year deal that takes effect on July 1. Neither the administration nor officials from Council 13 of the American...
  • AFSCME, SEIU Contract Terms Disclosed.

     
    The Corbett Administration ... ... has announced the terms of its contract agreements with Council 13 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and Local 668 of the Service Employee International Union. The deals were announced...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Friday Five.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With the Senate and the Corbett administration having secured a tentative budget agreement yesterday, it looks like we're going to be in for a long weekend. Details were scarce Thursday night, with both sides staying.....
  • ‘Conservatives for Jax’ gave Dems $426k for Jacksonville mayor’s race

     
    TALLAHASSEE — More proof of the deceptive nature of stealthy political slush funds? Maybe, maybe not. Tonight's the deadline for Florida political candidates, committees and political parties to file their second-quarter campaign-finance reports,...