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  • Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address

    Text of Gov. McAuliffe's State of the Commonwealth Address
    Here is the prepared text for Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 2015 State of the Commonwealth Address:  Lieutenant Governor Northam, Speaker Howell, Chairman Stosch, men and women of the General Assembly, distinguished guests, people of Virginia – thank you...
  • Why wages won't rise

    Why wages won't rise
    Jobs are coming back, but pay isn't. The median wage is still lower than it was before the Great Recession when you adjust for inflation. And wages show no sign of turning up. It used to be that as unemployment dropped, employers had to pay more to...
  • U.S. job openings at highest level in 14 years

    U.S. job openings at highest level in 14 years
    U.S. employers felt so secure about the economy's potential that this fall they advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years, according to the latest government data. U.S. organizations were looking to fill nearly 5 million positions available on...
  • US job openings climb to 14-year high, pointing to strong hiring ahead

    The rapid hiring that made 2014 a stellar year for job gains is showing no sign of slowing down. U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years in November, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That suggests businesses are determined to...
  • Aetna Minimum-Pay Boost To Help 5,700 Workers, Few In Connecticut

    Aetna Minimum-Pay Boost To Help 5,700 Workers, Few In Connecticut
    Aetna CEO Mark T. Bertolini told employees at a meeting Monday the company is raising its minimum wage to $16 per hour in April. It will be a pay boost for about 5,700 employees, of which 26 are in Connecticut. Most of the employees who will benefit...
  • White Sox spending spree done with eye toward sustained success

    White Sox spending spree done with eye toward sustained success
    The question on everyone's minds while watching the White Sox spend so freely this offseason is this: Why is Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf suddenly busting the budget? Ken Williams' memorable line on Sox spending — "you can't spend a dollar if you only...
  • Cut costs by getting your health plan to cover more of your care

    We don't have to tell you that the cost of health insurance has been steadily rising. The average U.S. worker with employer-provided coverage now pays $9,695 per year in premiums and other out-of-pocket costs for a family of four, according to the...
  • Lake School Board votes to keep Moxley as superintendent

    Lake School Board votes to keep Moxley as superintendent
    TAVARES — Lake County School Board members voted 4-1 to offer controversial superintendent Susan Moxley another two years, praising her for bringing $15 million in grants to the district and making technological strides. Board member Marc Dodd,...
  • Middletown School Superintendent Asks For 6 Percent Budget Increase

    MIDDLETOWN – Superintendent Patricia Charles is seeking a nearly 6 percent increase in education spending for the 2015-16 school year, saying her budget would "move the schools forward." However, anticipating resistance to her $80.7 million...
  • The GOP keeps trying to scare people away from Obamacare--but why?

    The conservative approach to keeping Americans from taking advantage of the Affordable Care Act always has featured a large element of fear-mongering. Remember the "death panels"? Sticker shock? That these things haven't come true hasn't kept...
  • Financial advising firm focuses on professional athletes

    Financial advising firm focuses on professional athletes
    When a new professional athlete gets that first big paycheck, it can be hard to suppress the desire to splurge on a sports car, luxury condo or whatever catches his or her fancy. Friends, family and associates might come looking for a piece, whether it'...