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  • Baltimore official who oversaw Circulator indicted on bribery, money-laundering charges

    Baltimore official who oversaw Circulator indicted on bribery, money-laundering charges
    A former city transportation official who ran the Charm City Circulator and water taxi programs has been federally indicted on charges that he took $90,000 in bribes — prompting city government to conduct a "thorough review of all internal...
  • Judge approves Stockton bankruptcy plan; worker pensions safe

    A federal bankruptcy judge approved the city of Stockton’s bankruptcy recovery plan, allowing the city to continue with planned pension payments to retired workers. The case was being closely watched after the judge ruled this month that the city&...
  • Stockton bankruptcy ruling will decide fate of public pensions

    In a closely watched case, a federal judge on Thursday is expected to decide whether the bankrupt city of Stockton can continue to pay employees generous pensions that soon could consume one-fifth of municipal revenues. The ruling has been much...
  • Cooper City commissioners vote to double their salaries

    Cooper City commissioners vote to double their salaries
    Cooper City commissioners decided Tuesday night to give themselves raises for the first time in two decades. Salaries doubled from $7,200 to $14,400 for the mayor and from $6,000 to $12,000 for commissioners. Commissioners did not discuss the issue,...
  • Cooper City commissioners to consider doubling their salaries

    Cooper City commissioners will decide Tuesday night whether to give themselves raises for the first time in two decades. Salaries are set to nearly double from $7,200 to $14,400 for the mayor and from $6,000 to $12,000 for commissioners. The...
  • Robert B. Reich: Politicians plagued with Empathy Deficit Disorder

    Commenting on a recent student suicide at an Alaska high school, Alaska's Republican congressman, Don Young, said suicide didn't exist in Alaska before "government largesse" gave residents an entitlement mentality. "When people had to work and had to...
  • DRB Capital gets incentives to double employment in Delray

    DRB Capital gets incentives to double employment in Delray
    DRB Capital plans to hire 75 employees and double its employment in Delray Beach in exchange for $450,000 in state and local incentives, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County said this week. Through DRB, people who have structured...
  • Marriott's 'Envelope Please' plan asks travelers to tip housekeepers

    The most recent Marriott hotel room amenity has turned out to be a surprisingly controversial one. It's an envelope — empty and ready to hold that tip for your housekeeper. Marriott has partnered with Maria Shriver's A Woman's Nation...
  • 10 best jobs you can get without a college degree

    A bachelor's degree is often thought to be the key to financial success. After all, while the median salary of high school graduates 25 years and older is $29,766 a year, the typical college grad with a BA makes $50,281. Unfortunately, many young people...
  • More health insurance changes on the way

    Employers are increasingly pushing enrollment in high-deductible, low-premium health insurance plans, according to benefits experts, which means it might be time to break out the calculator and reconsider current policies. Employees in Chicago and...
  • High-ranking Baltimore police commander stole pay, prosecutors say

    High-ranking Baltimore police commander stole pay, prosecutors say
    A former high-ranking Baltimore police commander — who the department said in April stepped down for "personal reasons" — was charged Wednesday with theft. Prosecutors said Lt. Col. Clifton McWhite was charged with theft between $1,000 and...