RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Contracts

A collection of news and information related to Contracts published by this site and its partners.

Top Contracts Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • SHA cut corners, transportation chief says

    Maryland's top transportation official says managers at the State Highway Administration routinely cut corners in following state procurement rules and often asked contractors to perform work outside the scope of their contracts. State Transportation...
  • GCC will privatize struggling bookstore

    GCC will privatize struggling bookstore
    Glendale Community College officials are pushing forward with plans to outsource the student bookstore, announcing Monday that a contract agreement could be in place as early as next month. The college began soliciting proposals in May from private...
  • State tells jobs agencies to stop doing business with board members

    State tells jobs agencies to stop doing business with board members
    Florida's 24 regional workforce boards are now prohibited from awarding business contracts to companies controlled by or tied to agency board members. Directors of Workforce Florida, the statewide overseer of the regional boards, voted quietly last...
  • Should the Ravens trade away one of their cornerbacks?

    Should the Ravens trade away one of their cornerbacks?
    In Tuesday's "Your Turn," we discussed the Ravens' depth at cornerback and which two players should start at the position when Week 1 rolls around. It seems your preference is for Jimmy Smith and Cary Williams. So how do the other players fit in, and...
  • Our take on: Gov. Scott's Workforce Florida makeover

    Our take on: Gov. Scott's Workforce Florida makeover
    Workforce makeover Florida's lead job training and placement agency unveiled a welcome but long-overdue reform last week when it barred the 24 regional boards under its supervision from steering business to their members' companies. Workforce Florida'...
  • Chicago Teachers Union rejects longer elementary day plan

    Chicago Teachers Union rejects longer elementary day plan
    The Chicago Teachers Union has rejected Chicago Public Schools officials' offer of a 2 percent raise for elementary school teachers in exchange for a longer school day starting in January. “Yes, we fully support a better, smarter school day for our...
  • Illinois Medicaid's managed care effort stumbles

    Illinois Medicaid's managed care effort stumbles
    It can take years for people with cerebral palsy, autism, schizophrenia or Down syndrome to find trusted physicians to oversee their health. Now, families and advocates say, those medical relationships are being threatened as Illinois rolls out a new...
  • Who's best general manager in MLB?

    Rays' Andrew Friedman Steve Gould Baltimore Sun Baseball's most competitive division features perhaps its three best front office chiefs and one (the Blue Jays' Alex Anthopoulos) quickly on the rise. The Yankees' Brian Cashman and the Red Sox's Theo...
  • Office Depot says it will create jobs, or pay the county

    Office Depot says it will create jobs, or pay the county
    In a July 18 letter to Palm Beach County Commissioner Burt Aaronson, Office Depot said it expects to meet its incentives requirement with the county to retain and create jobs. "We believe we will continue to meet these requirements for the remainder of...
  • Clear the way for a greener electric grid

    Clear the way for a greener electric grid
    Wind generators or windmills are sprouting up all over the United States. They're part of a growing move to expand the use of renewable energy sources, like wind and the sun, to produce electricity. Examples are everywhere. Construction of a 50-megawatt...
  • Changing the way we receive medical care

    Changing the way we receive medical care
    Can Illinois make Medicaid managed care work for some of the state's sickest, most vulnerable residents -- people with serious physical and mental disabilities? Officials are committed to trying as part of a massive overhaul of the state's $14 billion...