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  • HR Manager

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  • 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."...
  • Senate endorses compromise Medicaid expansion plan

    Montana senators endorsed a Republican's compromise Medicaid expansion bill Friday after voting to blast it out of committee and onto the floor earlier in the week. Senators endorsed the amended measure 28-22 on Friday after more than 90 minutes of...
  • Indiana officials look to stem religious objections fallout

    The heat over Indiana's new religious objections law spread Friday across social media and to the White House as many local officials and business groups around the state tried to jump in and stem the fallout. Use of the hashtag #boycottindiana spread...
  • Arkansas budget bill boosts money for schools, prisons

    Arkansas' public schools, prisons and Medicaid programs are set to receive boosts in funding while most other state agencies will see a 1 percent cut under a nearly $5.2 billion proposed state budget unveiled Friday afternoon. House and Senate leaders...
  • Bill would require immunization opt-outs to be notarized

    Connecticut parents and guardians who want their children exempted from certain immunizations would need their wishes to be notarized under proposed legislation. Hartford Rep. Matthew Ritter, co-chairman of the legislature's Public Health Committee,...
  • Police body camera bill clears Connecticut committee

    A bill that could lead to Connecticut police officers wearing body cameras is moving through the General Assembly. The Judiciary Committee on Friday narrowly passed a bill, 22-to-19, requiring various police officials to determine when body-worn...
  • With gay marriage case pending, religion bills gain ground

    With the nation's highest court set to hear arguments next month over the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans, legislation is advancing in several states that critics say gives businesses license to deny services to gays and lesbians on...
  • Charter bill continues treading water in Senate committee

    Disagreement on whether an amendment is a housekeeping item or a major change to public charter school oversight kept a Senate committee from voting on Gov. Larry Hogan's charter school bill. The Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs...
  • If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports

    If Indiana Chooses To Exclude, Let's Exclude It From Sports
    ALBANY — The year was 1985 and the NCAA women's Final Four was in Austin. Geno Auriemma remembers arriving at the University of Texas, looking around and thinking, "They have buildings bigger than our campus. It's another world." Auriemma was...