| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:23 AM
Connecticut's new health insurance exchange opened for business Oct. 1 amid a continuing national debate — and a shutdown of the federal government — over President Obama's signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act.
The new exchange,...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 11:46 AM
To understand how unevenly the recession and recovery rippled across Maryland, consider its economic extremes.
At one end, there's Anne Arundel County. Its employment base was 7 percent larger this spring than it was five years earlier, a gain of 17,000...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Maryland gained 8,900 jobs in November, the federal government estimated Friday — a decidedly up month in an up-and-down year held back by Washington budget cuts.
Better job growth after a difficult few months pushed the state's unemployment rate...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
MEMO TO: MICHAEL LYNTON AND AMY PASCAL
FROM: PETER BART
Running a major studio has always been a balancing act, but I confess that I'm getting dizzy tracking your words and actions at Sony Pictures.
You inform investors that you will reduce the film...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:23 PM
AT&T has reached a deal to sell its wireline business in Connecticut to Frontier Communications for $2 billion in cash, ending a 15-year venture that led to thousands of job losses as the number of regular phone lines declined, technology improved and the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:57 PM
HARTFORD – DeAndre Daniels and some teammates had another good workout Monday night. In this case, the weights lifted were in the form of 18-pound turkeys.
One after another, UConn basketball players handed out bags of holiday dinners to needy...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:31 PM
An Orange County Superior Court judge this week rejected the Costa Mesa municipal employee union's amended complaint in its lawsuit to prevent outsourcing of city jobs, but offered another chance to revise it in the coming months.
Judge Luis A....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The battle over healthcare reform legislation has always been as much about politics as policy. So it's not surprising that, as full implementation of the law approaches, the tactics are looking more and more like the last-ditch smears of a failing...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Never let a crisis go to waste, says an old rule of politics.
For some major players in the economy, the financial crisis that began five years ago this month with Lehman Bros.' collapse turned out to be as much an opportunity as a calamity....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:18 AM
ATHENS -- Banging bongo drums, blowing whistles and vowing to topple the government, thousands of state workers took to Greece’s streets Wednesday to protest looming job cuts that international lenders want in exchange for money to keep this debt-...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:59 PM
What do empty nesters want in a home? For Sally and James Gavin, formerly of Lake Forest, it's a lofty perch in an apartment at 500 Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. For Fred and Stephanie Bishop, it's a comfy roost in a remodeled Glencoe condo near their...