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  • High Worker Compensation Puts State At Risk

    High Worker Compensation Puts State At Risk
    Connecticut ranks at or near the bottom of all 50 states in a number of key comparative financial indicators. Only New Jersey has higher total liabilities and unfunded promises per taxpayer. The Connecticut State Employees Retirement System and the Connecticut Teachers plan are among the poorest-funded pension plans in the country. Connecticut is also failing take meaningful steps to address its structural fiscal and competitiveness challenges.
  • Aetna to buy Humana as health insurer landscape shifts

    Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul. The proposed cash-and-stock deal, announced early Friday,...

    Editorials from around New England

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers: The Providence Journal (R.I.), July 1, 2015 Artificial trans fats, those once ubiquitous but dubious dietary substances, are heading for the door. The...

    Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 1 Transit union should end the work stoppage The bus drivers union wants to make a point with its 72-hour work stoppage this week but that point could have been made without leaving thousands of people scrambling for...

    Obama's call for expanded overtime pay shows he will be a force in 2016 campaign

    LACROSSE, Wis. President Barack Obama is signaling he's going to be a major voice in the 2106 election even if he's not on the ballot. Obama made his case for an expansion of overtime pay Thursday in the home state of one of the leading contenders for...