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  • Paul Sassone: Politicians should follow doctor's advice

    First, do no harm.
  • State Farmers Say New Food Safety Rules Will Be Costly

    State Farmers Say New Food Safety Rules Will Be Costly
    New federal food safety rules designed to protect consumers from vomit-inducing illnesses could have the unintended consequence of driving some Connecticut farmers out of business, agricultural experts say. Connecticut's dwindling number of commercial...

    States shoulder road-building burden as US government stalls

    COLUMBUS, Ohio U.S. states are taking more financial responsibility for roads and bridges as the expiration of federal transportation funding approaches, straining a partnership that dates to the administration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower in the...

    Highway Trust Fund running out of gas

    WASHINGTON The roots of today's transportation funding dilemma date to the 1990s, when the economy was roaring, deficits were shrinking and gas tax revenue was reliably increasing every year, thanks in part to two gas tax increases during that decade....

    Higher minimum wage to have ripple effect

    A 2014 Congressional Budget Office report shows the conflict between the two sides of the minimum wage issue. Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour is projected to lift 900,000 workers out of poverty, but it would also mean the loss of 500,000 jobs....