| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:21 PM
There's cash in trash. When it comes to the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority, that truism takes on new meaning.
The CRRA, a quasi-public agency created 40 years ago, collects trash from 75 towns and cities and turns it into electricity at four...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Thank you for your well-written article on raising the minimum wage. (“The $10 question,” Front page, Feb. 2)
The fact that businesses would object to a $10 an hour wage in a world where corporate profits and CEO compensation are at an all-...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 11:39 AM
In a show of misdirection worthy of a conjurer, though not a very good conjurer, Harvard economics professor N. Gregory Mankiw has again tried to depict the 1% as exceptional individuals making unique contributions to the economy or culture, rather than...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Baltimore County Council members approved Wednesday a $25,000 raise for the county executive, as well as an $8,500 boost for their own positions.
All seven members voted in favor of the increases. The raises will take effect in December and bring the...
| Jan 29, 2014
Re "GOP seeks to tap water crisis," Jan. 27
Good of House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) to drop by to help California fix our drought. Regarding reduced water deliveries to farmers to protect an endangered fish species, he claims that people from his...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Although he rarely makes it into the office these days, Sumner Redstone continues to collect a handsome executive compensation package.
The 90-year-old controlling shareholder of Viacom Inc. received a package valued at $36.2 million in 2013 in his role...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The UC regents on Thursday hired an executive of a Canadian investment fund to be the chief manager of the university system’s $82 billion in endowment and pension investments and to pay him potentially more than $1 million a year if he achieves...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:57 PM
The city of Bell is a small blue-collar community in southern Los Angeles County whose top officials were discovered to be earning among the highest municipal salaries in the United States. Five of them, including the former mayor, face multiple counts of...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Janet Napolitano views her new job as president of the University of California system as being primarily "a huge public advocate for higher ed."
The former Arizona governor and U.S. secretary of Homeland Security was an unusual choice for UC: a...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:29 PM
WASHINGTON — The federal government closed the books on the taxpayer bailout of General Motors Co., selling the remaining shares in the nation's largest automaker and taking an expected $10.5-billion loss.
The Treasury Department said Monday...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Remember TV commercials in early 2010 where GM's then-CEO Ed Whitacre proclaimed the automaker had paid back its loans in full? Though technically accurate ??? the automaker repaid $8.1 billion in loans from the U.S. and Canadian government in April......