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  • Children's Health Insurance Program deserves funding

    Children's Health Insurance Program deserves funding
    In what may be a hopelessly quixotic effort, supporters of the federal Children's Health Insurance Program are trying to persuade Congress to renew its funding almost a year in advance — and in a lame-duck session. Nevertheless, lawmakers ought to...
  • A self-adjusting minimum wage

    To the editor: Why should workers at big hotels be paid a higher minimum wage than busboys, cooks, clerks and other non-hotel workers? Why isn't there just a realistic minimum wage for all occupations? ("L.A. City Council approves minimum-wage hike for...
  • FSU trustees OK 5-year, $2.15M contract for Thrasher

    TALLAHASSEE — Moving one step closer to Sen. John Thrasher becoming the school's president, Florida State University trustees on Monday unanimously approved a proposed five-year contract with a base value of as much as $2.15 million. Thrasher...
  • Historian Gives A Glimpse Of What Life Was Like In 1914

     Historian Gives A Glimpse Of What Life Was Like In 1914
    In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the Pearl Street Library, Enfield Historical Society President Karl O'Konis decided he would find out what Enfield was like in 1914. O'Konis, 72, was raised and still lives in Enfield. A member of the Enfield...
  • How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste

    How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste
    A few weeks ago, the Sanford Airport decided to kick the TSA out of its complex. Out go the government friskers. In come private friskers. Taxpayers will pay a private company from Virginia $24 million over the next five years to do the same thing the...
  • What to do when your 401(k) match is terrible

    What to do when your 401(k) match is terrible
    Typical retirement advice calls for contributing to your 401(k) account at least to max out the company match. There's no denying that the match is a huge part of retirement planning. Employer contributions can really add up. For instance, employees...
  • Retail group's report aims to counter wage 'misperceptions'

    During a week in which its incoming chairman has been quoted asserting that retailers should pay higher wages, the National Retail Federation moved to combat "misperceptions" that retail jobs pay too little, highlighting a report that shows "stable"...
  • Rupert Murdoch's total compensation rises to $29.2 million in 2014

    Rupert Murdoch's total compensation rises to $29.2 million in 2014
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch got a slight bump in overall pay for fiscal 2014. Murdoch's total compensation for his role asĀ 21st Century Fox's chairman and chief executive rose to $29.2 million for the 12 months that ended June 30. That's up about 1%...
  • Maryland Live's dealer school was job training without a paycheck, suit alleges

    Maryland Live's dealer school was job training without a paycheck, suit alleges
    Three students at the dealer school run by Maryland Live last year say it was a scheme to avoid paying wages while training employees. Now they are suing the casino in federal court. They say the casino told them the free training was a good deal, but...
  • Benefits bonanza

    It's that time of year when employers distribute scads of documents, loaded with tiny print, from which employees must make benefit elections. The process can be dizzying, so let's try to break down the choices. Health Care: 149 million Americans...
  • Virginia port CEO compensation among the highest

    Virginia port CEO compensation among the highest
    John F. Reinhart, the Virginia Port Authority CEO appointed eight months ago and given the task of reversing the money-losing enterprise's finances, is the highest-paid port executive on the East Coast and perhaps in the nation, a Daily Press review of...