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  • HR Manager

    POSITION:      HR Manager      DEPARTMENT:      HR   REPORTS TO:      Regional Director Human Resources  ROLE:  Join the HR team supporting Broadcast Media at Tribune Company.  This position will serve as the HR Business Partner for 2-4 remote...
  • Connecticut Failing To Monitor Pesticide Use

    Connecticut Failing To Monitor Pesticide Use
    Sitting in dusty file cabinets at Connecticut's environmental agency are tens of thousands of reports by licensed landscapers, lawn-care professionals and farmers about how much pesticide they are putting down each year. No one is reading them. No one...
  • Internet Kill Switch Here? Lieberman Bill Causes Worry

    Should the president be given emergency powers to control the Internet in a crisis? The recent Internet shut-off in Egypt has some wondering whether legislation recently introduced by Joe Lieberman and other senators hands the government a "kill switch."...
  • Bill eliminating school district review of homeschooled children heads to Corbett's desk

    State legislators approved a homeschooling bill that eliminates the need for school superintendents to weigh in on whether students are receiving an appropriate education. Under current law, parents hire an evaluator every year to interview the child,...
  • Saturday Night Live interns settle NBCUniversal wage lawsuit

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of former interns at NBCUniversal, including on the late-night TV show "Saturday Night Live," have reached a $6.4 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit claiming they should have been paid for their work. The...
  • State Sen. Darrell Steinberg to join law and lobbying firm

    A week after stepping down as leader of the state Senate, Democrat Darrell Steinberg of Sacramento said Thursday that he will join the law and lobbying firm of Greenberg Traurig LLP on Dec. 1, a day after he leaves office. Steinberg will be chairman...
  • Allentown mayor wants gun law repealed to avoid lawsuit

     Allentown mayor wants gun law repealed to avoid lawsuit
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has called for the repeal of a local gun law that could open up the city to a costly lawsuit, thanks to a move by the state Legislature. In the final minutes of the legislative session Monday, lawmakers approved a bill that...
  • Thoughtful, Moderate Himes Is Pick In 4th District

    Thoughtful, Moderate Himes Is Pick In 4th District
    When he first ran for the 4th Congressional District seat in 2008, The Courant believed Rep. Jim Himes' background in international banking would serve the country well. It has. Mr. Himes helped draft the Dodd-Frank bill and other legislation to...
  • Regulate Baltimore's e-cigarettes

    Regulate Baltimore's e-cigarettes
    The Baltimore City Health Department's mission is to help all city residents realize their full health potential. If passed, Bill 14-0371 (Electronic Smoking Devices), which was recently heard before the City Council Judiciary and Legislative...
  • Unions remain a crucial backer of Gov. Jerry Brown's campaign

    The proposal to restrict school districts' financial reserves seemed to come out of nowhere, slipped into the state budget just days before the spending plan would come up for a vote. At a legislative hearing, Democrats were confused and Republicans...
  • Warner tells Williamsburg Kiwanis he is 'relentlessly bipartisan'

     Warner tells Williamsburg Kiwanis he is 'relentlessly bipartisan'
    WILLIAMSBURG – U.S. Sen. Mark Warner made a nuanced, detailed and lengthy pitch to local Kiwanis members Wednesday, hitting his bipartisan bona fides hard as he asked voters to re-elect him. Warner, a Democrat, described himself as "relentlessly...