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  • Jim Landers: America's real issue is cost of care, not the cost of insurance

    WASHINGTON Our national argument over the Affordable Care Act has focused on whether the government, through subsidies and mandates, should give more Americans access to health care insurance. The argument overlooks the aim of the law's title: Can we have...
  • Tinley Park set to ditch longevity pay

    Tinley Park set to ditch longevity pay
    Tinley Park trustees appear ready to ditch a controversial pay perk for elected officials that awards bonuses for years of service. While not taking any definitive action on eliminating the longevity pay, trustees and Mayor Dave Seaman indicated at a...
  • Business concerns stall minimum wage vote by L.A. County board

    Business concerns stall minimum wage vote by L.A. County board
    The campaign to push Los Angeles County to significantly raise the minimum wage suffered an unexpected setback Tuesday, with a key county supervisor demanding a postponement to address complaints from small-business owners. Labor unions and other...
  • Rauner battling unions on a second front: A new contract

    Rauner battling unions on a second front: A new contract
    As Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner remains locked in a stalemate with Democratic lawmakers over his pro-business, anti-union agenda, he's opened up a second front, battling the largest state employee union over a new contract. For decades, such...
  • Newport News Shipbuilding to open clinic for employees, families

    Newport News Shipbuilding to open clinic for employees, families
    Huntington Ingalls has broken ground on the HII Family Health Center for some Newport News Shipbuilding employees and their families, on Washington Avenue between 45th and 46th streets, just outside the shipyard's gates. The two-story, 20,000-square-...
  • Anthem reaffirms commitment to its $47-billion bid for Cigna

    Anthem sees its more than $47 billion bid to buy rival Cigna as a way to muscle up on technology that helps consumers and to strengthen its rapidly growing Medicare Advantage business. Leaders of the Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer reaffirmed on Monday...
  • Tips for 20-somethings to handle finances

    Tips for 20-somethings to handle finances
    Finding a job, renting an apartment, repaying student loans — when you're just starting out, getting on your financial feet can be overwhelming. A recent study by Money Under 30, a personal finance blog for 20-somethings, found that many young...
  • Board views coroner's hiring of PR consultant as unnecessary expense

     Board views coroner's hiring of PR consultant as unnecessary expense
    The Kane County Board is surprised by yet another decision by the coroner, this time for hiring a part-time public relations consultant. The position will pay at least $70 an hour. "It's about saving lives," Coroner Rob Russell said. "We have these life-...
  • CEO pay is 303 times that of workers, study finds

    CEO pay is 303 times that of workers, study finds
    Chief executives of the country's largest firms made 303 times more than a "typical" worker in 2014, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute, a left-leaning think tank. That number seems high, but is lower than it was in 2000, when...
  • Adult dental coverage expanding slowly in Medicaid

    NEW YORK At the Interfaith Dental Center in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, people with dental pain can walk into a ground floor office off Bedford Avenue and get treated without an appointment. They might have to wait in a packed waiting room. But if they're in...
  • Van Hollen adds labor endorsement in Senate race

    Van Hollen adds labor endorsement in Senate race
    Rep. Chris Van Hollen picked up the second labor endorsement of his campaign for Senate on Friday, adding a 12,000-member teamsters union based in Washington to his list of supporters. "Like Barbara Mikulski, Chris will be a senator who always fights...