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  • First firings of baseball season: Mariners, Mets

     
    The housecleanings have begun in the majors in a couple of entirely predictable places.In Seattle, general manager Bill Bavasi, architect of a miserable Mariners team, was fired earlier in the week. And last night in a move that was almost scary......
  • Economy's job losses meet expectations

     
    by Frank James It was a bad news, good news morning for economy watchers. The bad news was that the economy shed 62,000 jobs in June, the sixth straight month in which employers cut their payrolls. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate......
  • Budget: Paterson challenged on pension pork

     
    The Citizens Budget Commission, a watchdog group, releases a letter to Gov. Paterson challenging him to veto four pension sweetener bills that would hike taxpayer costs for health, disability and retirement benefits for local and state government...
  • Paterson: It's your money. Why shouldn't I spend it?

     
    When David Paterson became governor, NYS no longer had a lieutenant governor. So what did he do? He hired everyone working for the now non-existent LG, and gave a lot of them raises! The NYSun: "At the beginning of......
  • McCain on SS: It's a disgrace, and I don't have a plan

     
    McCain yesterday made the odd comment that Social Security was a "disgrace" because younger workers' taxes are used to support the elderly in retirement. Odd because -- yes, that's the way Social Security has been set up for more......
  • McCain on SS: Hide the ball

     
    The latest from the McCain campaign on why coming up with a plan to rescue Social Security would be bad for Social Security: "The lesson of history is that too many specifics at this point polarize the debate...However, John McCain......
  • Pelosi, DeLauro rally for equal pay

     
    by Jesse Hamilton Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Rosa DeLauro and other women members of Congress rallied this morning for the cause of ensuring that women get paid the same as men when working the same jobs. Inspired......
  • UAW and Detroit Three Agreements Bring Jobs, Cars to U.S.

     
    The United Auto Workers and Chrysler reached a new four-year contract today, capping Detroit Three negotiations that included ratification with GM on Sept. 28 and vote-pending ratification with Ford, which union officials expect by Monday. The contract...
  • Joe: To the end, looking out for Number 1

     
    With all the affectionate goodbyes to Joe Bruno, here's a reminder of who he really was: He was on the state payroll for 39 years, and his base legislative salary was $79,500. But you will be financing his retirement......
  • Social Security: Gaming the politics

     
    One thing we have learned this election year is that smart, experienced politicians like John McCain and Hillary Clinton promise to save Social Security by forming a commission but say it would be a mistake to offer specifics, while......
  • Foreign Automakers Set Up Shop in the Heartland

     
    By Patrick Olsen and Eamonn Brennan Cars.com In the past 19 years, foreign automakers with no less a profile than Toyota, Honda and Subaru have set up shop in middle America. Why do foreign automakers find Indiana so appealing? How......